Steeplechase competitions
Steeplechases are among the equestrian events that are widespread in many countries. Steeplechase, or steeplechase, is held on a specially equipped track up to 8 km long, which runs through…

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Spurs
Until a novice rider learns to use his legs, he is not allowed to use spurs, because they can only injure the horse, tickle it and encourage it to jump,…

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Triathlon
Equestrian sports are very diverse, but only three of them belong to the classic types. Triathlon is the most difficult type of equestrian sport. Three days in a row a…

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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Higher school of riding

The higher school of horse riding is a continuation of improving Manege riding.

As a result of systemetic training, development of natural qualities of the horse and its balancing under the rider, effective, graceful, beautiful movements of the horse on natural gaits are developed with a clear difference in the pace of movement from reduced (collected) to added. Continue reading

About trick riding

Fancy riding (Turk. Dzhigit-a skilled and brave rider), a race during which the rider jumps off the horse and sits on it again, picks up various objects from the ground and performs a number of other gymnastic exercises and acrobatic tricks.

Dzhigitovka has long been popular among the peoples of the Caucasus, Central Asia and Kazakhstan. Currently, there are sports and circus fancy riding. Continue reading

Macedonians were the first to use spurs
The function of spurs was originally the opposite of the modern one. They were used as brakes, not gas. If the horse quickened its pace, the rider began to dangle…

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15 riding lessons (part 5)
Lesson 14 Overcome obstacles Show jumping, or overcoming obstacles in equestrian sports , is a topic that cannot be covered in one lesson. From the available literature in Russian, the…

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Triathlon
Equestrian sports are very diverse, but only three of them belong to the classic types. Triathlon is the most difficult type of equestrian sport. Three days in a row a…

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Bandages
The horse's limbs are bandaged so that it does not damage its tendons. The benefits of bandages are often exaggerated. It also happens that horses hit their feet with horseshoes,…

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