Amble
A Pacer is a horse that by nature tends to run not at a trot, but at a walk. Pacers are found among horses of many breeds, especially among steppe…

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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…

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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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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

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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15 riding lessons (part 4)
Lesson 11 The horse does not go forward There can be many reasons: The horse refuses to leave other horses The horse is afraid of a real or imaginary obstacle…

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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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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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