15 riding lessons (part 1)
Preface First of all, let me congratulate you on your decision to take up horse riding. You will experience an extraordinary feeling that is impossible to imagine standing with both…

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Horse and rider equipment
All riding equipment can be divided into three groups: horse controls the means of protection, horse means that ensure the most comfortable and correct position of the rider on the…

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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…

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landing

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 the horse with his big toe in one of the rings.

The invention of the stirrup occurred in India, most likely because only in this country there was a unification of riding and chariot horses. Chariots and cavalry were used in the Indian armies in parallel. Continue reading

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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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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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…

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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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