Monthly Archives: February 2018
Keeping your balance on a horse is no more difficult than, for example, keeping your balance while walking along a curb – just in this case, you need to learn to move with the horse.
Our natural balancing reflexes will eventually allow us to adapt to the horse’s movements, which will be convenient for both the horse and rider.
Why we often can’t find the right balance while sitting on a horse. Continue reading
A horse with a lowered head is relaxed, and a horse with a high head is excited, on the lookout, so it is very important to teach the horse to lower his head (relax!) upon command. While stroking and scratching the horse’s head (maintain contact), try to get the horse to give up the head and neck, for which apply a little pressure chomburom down.
Do not pull the line is! Just apply constant downward pressure. Continue reading
To facilitate the rider and the horse, riding at a light trot is used, in which the rider feeds his body (from the waist) slightly forward and, strengthening the emphasis on the knees (and by strengthening the lock), smoothly rises up and forward, and then just as smoothly descends through the horse’s step into the saddle. The rise of the rider’s body up should be as small as possible. You can relieve yourself both under the right and under the left leg. Continue reading