Horseback riding

What is equestrian tourism?
An independent type of use of horses is horse tourism. It has various forms and is widely used in many countries as an active form of recreation and an opportunity…

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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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The process of collecting horses:
Collection - balancing the horse under the rider, to give it a position from which the horse easily performs movements in any direction. The collection consists in the fact that…

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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 them in the unsupported phase.

Allure (FR. allure gait) a method of forward movement of a horse. The natural gait (walk, trot, canter). Artificial gait (elements of the riding school: piaffe, passage) 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, 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

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 on its back and hurt it with spurs.

This forced the horses to carry their riders with the utmost care.

Spurs gained a noticeable spread only after the invention of stirrups, and remained a sign of mainly heavy cavalry. Continue reading

Runs
In recent years, in many countries, competitions on runs at distances from 40 to 160 km have become widespread. the Greatest distance is set at the world Championships (in 1998,…

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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 process of collecting horses:
Collection - balancing the horse under the rider, to give it a position from which the horse easily performs movements in any direction. The collection consists in the fact that…

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Horseback riding rules
Compliance with the rules of riding gives the rider the opportunity to be less tired when riding, save the strength of the horse and clearly manage it, prevents the horse…

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