Steeplechase competitions
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…

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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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Safety rules when working with horses
How to be safe with a horse Always wear safe clothing and use safe equipment. When working with a horse, always wear a helmet and boots or boots with hard…

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Runs

In recent years, in many countries, competitions on runs at distances from 40 to 160 km have become widespread. the Greatest distance is set at the world Championships (in 1998, the 7th championship was held in the United Arab Emirates).

The main task of these competitions is not to pass the distance at the maximum speed, but to maintain the normal physiological state of the horse at all stages. Continue reading

15 riding lessons (part 4)
Lesson 11 The horse does not go forward There can be many reasons: The horse refuses to leave other horses The horse is afraid of a real or imaginary obstacle…

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Horses know how to treat a movement
Therapeutic horse riding (hippotherapy-in Greek, "horse treatment") is an effective method of rehabilitation therapy. Hippotherapy is a physiotherapy treatment based on neurophysiology, using horse and horse riding. Today, there are…

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Lightweight trot
To facilitate the rider and the horse, riding at a light trot is used, in which the rider feeds his body (from the waist) slightly forward and, strengthening the emphasis…

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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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