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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Safety rules when working with horses
How to be safe with a horse Always wear safe clothing and use safe equipment. When working with a horse, always wear a helmet and boots or boots with hard…

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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…

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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

About trick riding
Fancy riding (Turk. Dzhigit-a skilled and brave rider), a race during which the rider jumps off the horse and sits on it again, picks up various objects from the ground…

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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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What comes to mind when you think of a horse?
Horse racing, hunting, high-society rides, and finally a peasant carrying firewood from the forest on a cart. Hardly anyone will think that a horse is also a unique live simulator.…

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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…

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