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
Reins serve as one of the main means of controlling the horse. Once on the horse, you should straighten the reins with your hands so that they are not twisted and their inner sides are adjacent to the horse’s neck.
Bridle reins can be taken apart in the hands of several ways: in combat, in racing and in training. In the cavalry, the reins were parsed in a formal manner: the rider’s right hand was easily released for saluting, using a saber or a pike. Continue reading