For new horseback riders, learn a few basic things about horseback riding so you'll just be that much more ready when you get here.
How to Sit in the Saddle When You Ride A Horse
How to Walk Behind a Horse
How to Ride a Horse with No Bridle or Saddle
The purpose of this is not to say that there is no use for saddles or bridles, but is to show the importance of the seat and leg cues.