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, teams, training
Training in horse riding for novice riders should be preceded by theoretical training and mastering the techniques of bridling, saddling, leading the horse in the lead, parsing the reins when…

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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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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.

 

Why medical horse riding is necessary
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Race
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Cavalletti
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