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…

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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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Horses know how to treat a movement
Therapeutic horse riding (hippotherapy-in Greek, "horse treatment") is an effective method of rehabilitation therapy. Hippotherapy is a physiotherapy treatment based on neurophysiology, using horse and horse riding. Today, there are…

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About trick riding

Fancy riding (Turk. Dzhigit-a skilled and brave rider), a race during which the rider jumps off the horse and sits on it again, picks up various objects from the ground and performs a number of other gymnastic exercises and acrobatic tricks.

Dzhigitovka has long been popular among the peoples of the Caucasus, Central Asia and Kazakhstan. Currently, there are sports and circus fancy riding.

Sports trick riding rider develops flexibility, agility, perseverance, daring, a sense of balance. The horse thus jumps on a straight flat track with a length of 360 m and a width of at least 10 m.
By complexity, all exercises are divided into three groups.
The first includes bumps on the ground with landing in the saddle.
The second group includes pushes performed at the same pace with a grip on the front or back of the bow, as well as scissors and lifting rings from the ground.
The most difficult exercises of the third group: the Ural turntable, a shoulder stand, pushes at a pace of 2 l.
Fancy riding
Circus jigging is a kind of stunt riding. Artists-dzhigits perform at a whirling pace the most difficult tricks: a turn around the neck and around the body of the horse, shooting at the target from different positions, various jumps.

 

Race
This is an exciting spectacle, which is followed with unwavering attention and sports passion by fans at the racetracks. But racing is also a serious business that professionals are engaged…

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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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Hippotherapy promotes the activity of the cognitive sphere of the psyche of students
The need for constant concentration of attention when riding, concentration, the maximum possible concentration and self-organization, the need to remember and plan the sequence of actions, both when riding and…

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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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