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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Basic safety rules when working with horses
During the ride, you must obey the instructor's commands without question and immediately. You can't do anything without permission. The horse is a naturally timid animal, but strong and heavy.…

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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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Lateral movement

Lateral movements, taking, working in two tracks, Manege exercises in which the horse moves simultaneously forward and sideways, while its legs are crossed, and it itself is in most cases evenly curved from head to tail.

The competition in the Manege rides program consists of the assignment of the leg (lateral movement with a reverse resolution when the horse looks in the direction opposite to the direction of movement without lateral bending), the movement of shoulder in, quarter in, renvers and half-pass on the diagonal of the arena.

In addition, the horse performs lateral movements during pirouettes.

In training, lateral movements are practiced when passing the corners of the arena and moving in a circle or a volt.

Lateral movements develop flexibility and mobility of all parts of the horse’s body, greater bringing of the hind legs, as well as a soft connection with the horse’s mouth.

In a turn, the horse obeys the controls better, improves the rhythm of its movement, harmony of balance and gait.

The lateral movement, the exercise can work in two tracks, Manege exercises

The correct use of side movements requires a lot of painstaking preparatory work, but in the end, the quality of all dressage depends on the degree of their perfection, because the entire higher school of riding is based on various side movements, combined with a complete collection of the horse.

 

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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Higher school of riding
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Working on a cord
A method of training and training a horse without a rider, in which it moves in a circle on a cord fastened to a bridle or cap. To support the…

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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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