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Movement on the trot:
The trot is one of the fastest gaits of a horse. Moving at a trot, the horse alternately crosses the diagonal with pairs of legs: right front-left back, left front-right back. Since the attack with both feet in each pair occurs simultaneously, the movement is performed in two measures and with its full cycle, you can hear 2 hooves hitting the ground. Depending on the degree of collection of the horse and the width of the Mach, there is a difference between the collected, working and added trot of a sports horse in the arena. Continue reading
When riding on an open or closed arena, a certain order is required, which helps to maintain the designations, arena figures, rules, as well as commands and instructions.
Order of execution of Manege figures:
a) serpentine through the arena
b) check-in to the left back Continue reading