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 as close as possible to the horse’s center of mass line.
When riding in the arena step, trot and gallop Manege upper body of the rider is upright, the shoulders, the loins filed slightly forward, arms bent at the elbows at a right angle, the legs tight to the saddle and the sides of the horse, socks, naturally unfolded, heels lowered below the socks.
When moving at a light trot, the rider rises through the beat and smoothly descends into the saddle of the horse. facilitates.
On a training trot, he sits tight in the saddle, not relieving himself. When accelerating the gait, the rider leans the body forward, the more the faster the gait.
To ride in the field at a brisk gait, as well as when overcoming obstacles, a field landing of the rider is used, for which the stirrups are pulled higher, the body and hands of the rider are pushed forward.
Rider boarding rider Boarding
At all races, the rider’s racing landing is used, in which the jockey stands up on high-drawn stirrups, leaning on his knees, and his body is located almost horizontally above the horse’s neck.
In former times, women rode on special saddles, the design of which determined the features of the ladies ‘ landing.