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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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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Basic safety rules when working with horses
During the ride, you must obey the instructor's commands without question and immediately. You can't do anything without permission. The horse is a naturally timid animal, but strong and heavy.…

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course

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 the rider is forced to walk or trot through the cavaletti, then achieve:

1) that the horse carefully follows the ground, and encourage it to higher foot movements. If the rider does not interfere with it, it usually stretches its neck forward and down and relaxes the muscles of the back. Continue reading

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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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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15 riding lessons (part 1)
Preface First of all, let me congratulate you on your decision to take up horse riding. You will experience an extraordinary feeling that is impossible to imagine standing with both…

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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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