Stirrup
In the second century ad, an important invention was made in India: two belts with small rings at the ends were attached to the saddle. Now the rider was mounting…

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Horse and rider equipment
All riding equipment can be divided into three groups: horse controls the means of protection, horse means that ensure the most comfortable and correct position of the rider on the…

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Triathlon
Equestrian sports are very diverse, but only three of them belong to the classic types. Triathlon is the most difficult type of equestrian sport. Three days in a row a…

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Amble

A Pacer is a horse that by nature tends to run not at a trot, but at a walk.

Pacers are found among horses of many breeds, especially among steppe and mountain native horses (Kazakh, Mongolian, Kyrgyz, etc.)

The local population values them very much for their fast and not shaky course. Under the saddle, the Pacer easily passes up to 120 km per day at an average speed of 10 km/h.

Amble

Amble – a fast symmetrical gait with two-hoofed lateral support and a phase of free flight. The front and hind limbs of one side simultaneously descend and step on the ground, while the opposite pair is brought forward at this time.

The length of the horse’s stride when ambling is less than when trotting, but the speed of movement may be greater due to the characteristic amble more frequent stepping.

 

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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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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Lunge
The cord is an auxiliary tool for working with horses in the hands, it is a cord about 7 meters long, which is held in the left hand, driving the…

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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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