Steeplechases are among the equestrian events that are widespread in many countries.
Steeplechase, or steeplechase, is held on a specially equipped track up to 8 km long, which runs through areas with small differences in altitude and different soil (green or sandy track, plowed field). Continue reading
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 the horse with his big toe in one of the rings.
The invention of the stirrup occurred in India, most likely because only in this country there was a unification of riding and chariot horses. Chariots and cavalry were used in the Indian armies in parallel. Continue reading