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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Spurs
Until a novice rider learns to use his legs, he is not allowed to use spurs, because they can only injure the horse, tickle it and encourage it to jump,…

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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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emotions

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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Duathlon, Vaulting, Hurdles, Steeplechase, cross Country
Performing various exercises on a running or jumping around a circle (on a cord) horse, such as on a gymnastic log, for example, grads, jumps, overhangs, "scissors", racks, etc.the Ideal…

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Bandages
The horse's limbs are bandaged so that it does not damage its tendons. The benefits of bandages are often exaggerated. It also happens that horses hit their feet with horseshoes,…

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Stirrup
In the second century ad, an important invention was made in India: two belts with small rings at the ends were attached to the saddle. Now the rider was mounting…

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