Swimming with a horse
Swimming all horses can swim, and like dogs, they don't need to learn to swim. Crossing a river, the rider will immediately feel when the horse loses its footing and…

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What are saddles, saddles of horses
Four types of saddles are most widely used in our country: combat Cossack sportive racehorse Note that Barefoot sports saddles are unique physiological saddles that do not cause any inconvenience…

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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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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

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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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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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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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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