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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Basic safety rules when working with horses
During the ride, you must obey the instructor's commands without question and immediately. You can't do anything without permission. The horse is a naturally timid animal, but strong and heavy.…

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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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Monthly Archives: September 2018

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 horse riding treatment centers in 45 countries.
Horses with suitable characteristics are selected for rehabilitation of patients. Continue reading

Cavalletti

Cavaletti are poles placed along the course of the horse at a height of about 20 centimeters and separated from each other by about 1.40 meters. When the horse under the rider is forced to walk or trot through the cavaletti, then achieve:

1) that the horse carefully follows the ground, and encourage it to higher foot movements. If the rider does not interfere with it, it usually stretches its neck forward and down and relaxes the muscles of the back. Continue reading

Lunge
The cord is an auxiliary tool for working with horses in the hands, it is a cord about 7 meters long, which is held in the left hand, driving the…

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Basic safety rules when working with horses
During the ride, you must obey the instructor's commands without question and immediately. You can't do anything without permission. The horse is a naturally timid animal, but strong and heavy.…

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The process of collecting horses:
Collection - balancing the horse under the rider, to give it a position from which the horse easily performs movements in any direction. The collection consists in the fact that…

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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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