Macedonians were the first to use spurs
The function of spurs was originally the opposite of the modern one. They were used as brakes, not gas. If the horse quickened its pace, the rider began to dangle…

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Macedonians were the first to use spurs
The function of spurs was originally the opposite of the modern one. They were used as brakes, not gas. If the horse quickened its pace, the rider began to dangle…

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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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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 swims; he must slide off it and grab the mane or neck. The rider can control the movement by carefully leading the reins. And until the horse reaches the opposite Bank, it should be sent by voice. Continue reading

Driving in equestrian sports
More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving. In this form, not riding athletes compete, but…

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Driving in equestrian sports
More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving. In this form, not riding athletes compete, but…

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Driving in equestrian sports
More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving. In this form, not riding athletes compete, but…

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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…

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