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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Horseback riding rules
Compliance with the rules of riding gives the rider the opportunity to be less tired when riding, save the strength of the horse and clearly manage it, prevents the horse…

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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…

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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

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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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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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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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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