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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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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Hippotherapy promotes the activity of the cognitive sphere of the psyche of students
The need for constant concentration of attention when riding, concentration, the maximum possible concentration and self-organization, the need to remember and plan the sequence of actions, both when riding and…

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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

15 riding lessons (part 3)

Lesson 7
How to ride. Step movement
The essence of a proper landing is not to interfere with the horse’s movement. At the same time, the rider must have a free pose necessary for effective control of the horse. Some beginners do not have any problems with landing and moving on a horse, while others take a long time to adapt. It all depends on your abilities and hard work.
Learning is easier for people who have a good sense of balance. Continue reading

15 riding lessons (part 5)
Lesson 14 Overcome obstacles Show jumping, or overcoming obstacles in equestrian sports , is a topic that cannot be covered in one lesson. From the available literature in Russian, the…

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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…

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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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Whip
When dressage and riding, the rider uses an elastic whip, the upper end of which is much heavier than the lower, so the rider holds it by the center of…

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