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…

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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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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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injuries

15 riding lessons (part 5)

Lesson 14
Overcome obstacles
Show jumping, or overcoming obstacles in equestrian sports , is a topic that cannot be covered in one lesson. From the available literature in Russian, the author considers it possible to offer those interested only one translated book by D. M. Dillon “Jumps in equestrian sports”, M., FIS, 1971, consisting mainly of photographs. Continue reading

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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Higher school of riding
The higher school of horse riding is a continuation of improving Manege riding. As a result of systemetic training, development of natural qualities of the horse and its balancing under…

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What comes to mind when you think of a horse?
Horse racing, hunting, high-society rides, and finally a peasant carrying firewood from the forest on a cart. Hardly anyone will think that a horse is also a unique live simulator.…

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Setting the horse's head, setting the legs
Resolution - a small turn of the horse's head to the right or left, so that the rider can see half of its eye. Achieved by the action of reins…

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