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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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…

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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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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 on its back and hurt it with spurs.

This forced the horses to carry their riders with the utmost care.

Spurs gained a noticeable spread only after the invention of stirrups, and remained a sign of mainly heavy cavalry. Continue reading

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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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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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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What is Vaulting
Vaulting (FR. voltiger - to flutter). Vaulting is a gymnastic exercise performed by an athlete on a horse moving in a circle with a diameter of 12-15 m. (on a…

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