Stirrup
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…

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Horseback riding. Rules, teams, training
Training in horse riding for novice riders should be preceded by theoretical training and mastering the techniques of bridling, saddling, leading the horse in the lead, parsing the reins when…

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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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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 rider on the same horse involved in dressage riding (showing wieziennej horse’s submission to man), in field trials (test of courage, strength, agility of both partners of 36 km of road obstacles) and finally, in overcoming obstacles “hard class” on the flat jumping field (no discount on fatigue within the first two days!). Continue reading

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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Allure Lynx
Movement on the trot: The trot is one of the fastest gaits of a horse. Moving at a trot, the horse alternately crosses the diagonal with pairs of legs: right…

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Whip
When dressage and riding, the rider uses an elastic whip, the upper end of which is much heavier than the lower, so the rider holds it by the center of…

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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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