Cavalletti
Cavaletti are poles placed along the course of the horse at a height of about 20 centimeters and separated from each other by about 1.40 meters. When the horse under…

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Reins
Reins serve as one of the main means of controlling the horse. Once on the horse, you should straighten the reins with your hands so that they are not twisted…

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What are saddles, saddles of horses
Four types of saddles are most widely used in our country: combat Cossack sportive racehorse Note that Barefoot sports saddles are unique physiological saddles that do not cause any inconvenience…

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Gaits

Gait is a method and form of movement of the horse by alternating periods of support and pushing with the feet when resting on the ground and bending and unbending them in the unsupported phase.

Allure (FR. allure gait) a method of forward movement of a horse. The natural gait (walk, trot, canter). Artificial gait (elements of the riding school: piaffe, passage) Continue reading

How to maintain balance while sitting on a horse

Keeping your balance on a horse is no more difficult than, for example, keeping your balance while walking along a curb – just in this case, you need to learn to move with the horse.

Our natural balancing reflexes will eventually allow us to adapt to the horse’s movements, which will be convenient for both the horse and rider.

Why we often can’t find the right balance while sitting on a horse. Continue reading

Lateral movement
Lateral movements, taking, working in two tracks, Manege exercises in which the horse moves simultaneously forward and sideways, while its legs are crossed, and it itself is in most cases…

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What is equestrian tourism?
An independent type of use of horses is horse tourism. It has various forms and is widely used in many countries as an active form of recreation and an opportunity…

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The process of collecting horses:
Collection - balancing the horse under the rider, to give it a position from which the horse easily performs movements in any direction. The collection consists in the fact that…

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Stirrup
In the second century ad, an important invention was made in India: two belts with small rings at the ends were attached to the saddle. Now the rider was mounting…

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