Gaits
Gait is a method and form of movement of the horse by alternating periods of support and pushing with the feet when resting on the ground and bending and unbending…

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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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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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Amble

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

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 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

Working on a cord
A method of training and training a horse without a rider, in which it moves in a circle on a cord fastened to a bridle or cap. To support the…

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What is Vaulting
Vaulting (FR. voltiger - to flutter). Vaulting is a gymnastic exercise performed by an athlete on a horse moving in a circle with a diameter of 12-15 m. (on a…

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15 riding lessons (part 4)
Lesson 11 The horse does not go forward There can be many reasons: The horse refuses to leave other horses The horse is afraid of a real or imaginary obstacle…

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Allure Lynx
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…

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