15 riding lessons (part 4)
Lesson 11 The horse does not go forward There can be many reasons: The horse refuses to leave other horses The horse is afraid of a real or imaginary obstacle…

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Higher school of riding
Ballotade Ballotade. The element of the higher school of riding. Jump on the spot, in which the horse is in the air, the front legs are bent to the stomach…

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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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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.

 

Safety rules when working with horses
How to be safe with a horse Always wear safe clothing and use safe equipment. When working with a horse, always wear a helmet and boots or boots with hard…

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Swimming with a horse
Swimming all horses can swim, and like dogs, they don't need to learn to swim. Crossing a river, the rider will immediately feel when the horse loses its footing and…

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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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15 riding lessons (part 2)
Lesson 4 Movement with a horse. Boarding and Dismounting Remember, once you start saddling a horse, You will not get away from it. Therefore, do everything in advance and take…

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