More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving.
In this form, not riding athletes compete, but teams of horses: Quad, pair and single. Driving competitions include three types, largely repeating the competition of riding triathletes. Continue reading
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 on its back and hurt it with spurs.
This forced the horses to carry their riders with the utmost care.
Spurs gained a noticeable spread only after the invention of stirrups, and remained a sign of mainly heavy cavalry. Continue reading
All riding equipment can be divided into three groups:
the means of protection, horse
means that ensure the most comfortable and correct position of the rider on the horse
Horse controls Continue reading