The seat of the rider
The position of the rider in the saddle. He should sit confidently, evenly, freely, not straining and gently following the movements of the horse. The rider's center of mass is…

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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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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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Lunge

The cord is an auxiliary tool for working with horses in the hands, it is a cord about 7 meters long, which is held in the left hand, driving the horse along the cord to the left, and driving to the right – in the right hand. Cord attached to the ring snaffle.

The other end of the cord and the remaining 2-3 meters of cord when moving in a circle are in the other hand of the cord. Continue reading

15 riding lessons (part 2)

Lesson 4
Movement with a horse. Boarding and Dismounting
Remember, once you start saddling a horse, You will not get away from it. Therefore, do everything in advance and take everything you need to drive immediately. It must be firmly understood: a saddled horse should not be left alone. Bending down, it can “zapodpruzhitsya”, that is, pinch the soft tissue in front of a strongly tightened girth, throw off the head and break the rein, start to roll and break the saddle. Continue reading

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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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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Horseback riding rules
Compliance with the rules of riding gives the rider the opportunity to be less tired when riding, save the strength of the horse and clearly manage it, prevents the horse…

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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…

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