Triathlon
Equestrian sports are very diverse, but only three of them belong to the classic types. Triathlon is the most difficult type of equestrian sport. Three days in a row a…

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Swimming with a horse
Swimming all horses can swim, and like dogs, they don't need to learn to swim. Crossing a river, the rider will immediately feel when the horse loses its footing and…

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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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Duathlon, Vaulting, Hurdles, Steeplechase, cross Country

Performing various exercises on a running or jumping around a circle (on a cord) horse, such as on a gymnastic log, for example, grads, jumps, overhangs, “scissors”, racks, etc.the Ideal horse for vaulting is an adult, with a strong broad back, calm. Equipment is politizirovannost the saddle.
The ancient Romans were vaulted in the circus. Vaulting taught in cavalry. In 1920, in Antwerp, this type was included even in the Olympic games, but did not hold. Continue reading

Spurs
Until a novice rider learns to use his legs, he is not allowed to use spurs, because they can only injure the horse, tickle it and encourage it to jump,…

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Macedonians were the first to use spurs
The function of spurs was originally the opposite of the modern one. They were used as brakes, not gas. If the horse quickened its pace, the rider began to dangle…

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Bandages
The horse's limbs are bandaged so that it does not damage its tendons. The benefits of bandages are often exaggerated. It also happens that horses hit their feet with horseshoes,…

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Riding rules in the arena
When riding on an open or closed arena, a certain order is required, which helps to maintain the designations, arena figures, rules, as well as commands and instructions. Order of…

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