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
A Pacer is a horse that by nature tends to run not at a trot, but at a walk.
Pacers are found among horses of many breeds, especially among steppe and mountain native horses (Kazakh, Mongolian, Kyrgyz, etc.)
The local population values them very much for their fast and not shaky course. Under the saddle, the Pacer easily passes up to 120 km per day at an average speed of 10 km/h. Continue reading
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 from mechanical injuries. The horse is controlled by a skilful combination of reins, shanks, and body slopes of the rider.
The reins are used to control the front part of the horse’s body. Continue reading