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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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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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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movement

Lateral movement

Lateral movements, taking, working in two tracks, Manege exercises in which the horse moves simultaneously forward and sideways, while its legs are crossed, and it itself is in most cases evenly curved from head to tail.

The competition in the Manege rides program consists of the assignment of the leg (lateral movement with a reverse resolution when the horse looks in the direction opposite to the direction of movement without lateral bending), the movement of shoulder in, quarter in, renvers and half-pass on the diagonal of the arena. Continue reading

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

Gaits

Gait is a method and form of movement of the horse by alternating periods of support and pushing with the feet when resting on the ground and bending and unbending them in the unsupported phase.

Allure (FR. allure gait) a method of forward movement of a horse. The natural gait (walk, trot, canter). Artificial gait (elements of the riding school: piaffe, passage) 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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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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Runs
In recent years, in many countries, competitions on runs at distances from 40 to 160 km have become widespread. the Greatest distance is set at the world Championships (in 1998,…

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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…

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