Monthly Archives: August 2018
Reins serve as one of the main means of controlling the horse. Once on the horse, you should straighten the reins with your hands so that they are not twisted and their inner sides are adjacent to the horse’s neck.
Bridle reins can be taken apart in the hands of several ways: in combat, in racing and in training. In the cavalry, the reins were parsed in a formal manner: the rider’s right hand was easily released for saluting, using a saber or a pike. Continue reading
Vaulting (FR. voltiger – to flutter).
Vaulting is a gymnastic exercise performed by an athlete on a horse moving in a circle with a diameter of 12-15 m. (on a cord) at a trot or gallop. If there is a high barrier enclosing the circle, you can do without the cord.
For vaulting, a special saddle or Gurtu is used, the horse’s head is fixed with interchanges. Continue reading