15 riding lessons (part 3)
Lesson 7 How to ride. Step movement The essence of a proper landing is not to interfere with the horse's movement. At the same time, the rider must have a…

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Working on a cord
A method of training and training a horse without a rider, in which it moves in a circle on a cord fastened to a bridle or cap. To support the…

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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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balance

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

The seat of the rider
The position of the rider in the saddle. He should sit confidently, evenly, freely, not straining and gently following the movements of the horse. The rider's center of mass is…

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Allure Lynx
Movement on the trot: The trot is one of the fastest gaits of a horse. Moving at a trot, the horse alternately crosses the diagonal with pairs of legs: right…

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Driving in equestrian sports
More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving. In this form, not riding athletes compete, but…

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Higher school of riding
The higher school of horse riding is a continuation of improving Manege riding. As a result of systemetic training, development of natural qualities of the horse and its balancing under…

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