Riding rules in the arena
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…

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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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Basic safety rules when working with horses
During the ride, you must obey the instructor's commands without question and immediately. You can't do anything without permission. The horse is a naturally timid animal, but strong and heavy.…

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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 as close as possible to the horse’s center of mass line.

When riding in the arena step, trot and gallop Manege upper body of the rider is upright, the shoulders, the loins filed slightly forward, arms bent at the elbows at a right angle, the legs tight to the saddle and the sides of the horse, socks, naturally unfolded, heels lowered below the socks. Continue reading

15 riding lessons (part 1)

Preface

First of all, let me congratulate you on your decision to take up horse riding.

You will experience an extraordinary feeling that is impossible to imagine standing with both feet on the ground. Only when you are sitting in the saddle can you feel the feeling of flight, which has been considered a privilege of birds for centuries. Continue reading

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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Macedonians were the first to use spurs
The function of spurs was originally the opposite of the modern one. They were used as brakes, not gas. If the horse quickened its pace, the rider began to dangle…

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How to maintain balance while sitting on a horse
Keeping your balance on a horse is no more difficult than, for example, keeping your balance while walking along a curb - just in this case, you need to learn…

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15 riding lessons (part 1)
Preface First of all, let me congratulate you on your decision to take up horse riding. You will experience an extraordinary feeling that is impossible to imagine standing with both…

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