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…

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Bandages
The horse's limbs are bandaged so that it does not damage its tendons. The benefits of bandages are often exaggerated. It also happens that horses hit their feet with horseshoes,…

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Driving in equestrian sports
More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving. In this form, not riding athletes compete, but…

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Setting the horse’s head, setting the legs

Resolution – a small turn of the horse’s head to the right or left, so that the rider can see half of its eye. Achieved by the action of reins and shanks. It is used in the arena when performing turns, races, volts and side movements.
Setting the feet – a set of individual features of the support and the relative position of the horse’s legs. It is determined at the moment when the horse is standing still, evenly leaning on all 4 limbs.

In a normal setting, the legs stand vertically, the distance between the right and left legs in each pair is approximately the same throughout the height.
The most common misalignment of the front legs: blurring, clubfoot, divergence, convergence, setback (forward from the vertical), substitutionality (back from the vertical under the body).

Defects in the setting of the hind legs: x-shape (hock joints are close together), o-shape (hock joints are spread, hooves are close together), substitutionality, saber-like, and set-back.

In addition, the setting of the front and back legs may be abnormally wide or Vice versa narrow. Incorrect positioning of the legs negatively affects the movement of the horse.

 

Allure Lynx
Movement on the trot: The trot is one of the fastest gaits of a horse. Moving at a trot, the horse alternately crosses the diagonal with pairs of legs: right…

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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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15 riding lessons (part 3)
Lesson 7 How to ride. Step movement The essence of a proper landing is not to interfere with the horse's movement. At the same time, the rider must have a…

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Why medical horse riding is necessary
Therapeutic horse riding (hippotherapy-in Greek, "horse treatment") is an effective method of rehabilitation therapy. In the Scandinavian countries, the United States, England, France, and Poland, metered horse riding and physical…

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