Riding rules in the arena
When riding on an open or closed arena, a certain order is required, which helps to maintain the designations, arena figures, rules, as well as commands and instructions. Order of…

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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…

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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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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, which will throw him out of the saddle.

If the rider has learned to sit so firmly that he can control his legs, then he can be allowed to use the spurs.

Spurs are only needed when the schenkels need to be given an increased emphasis. Continue reading

Whip

When dressage and riding, the rider uses an elastic whip, the upper end of which is much heavier than the lower, so the rider holds it by the center of gravity.

In this position, the whip springs and you can use it without making sweeping movements with your hand. It is more convenient than a stack or a short whip held by the handle.

The whip is applied closely behind the girth suitable for the strength of a short blow. Continue reading

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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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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Higher school of riding
Ballotade Ballotade. The element of the higher school of riding. Jump on the spot, in which the horse is in the air, the front legs are bent to the stomach…

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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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