Why medical horse riding is necessary
Therapeutic horse riding (hippotherapy-in Greek, "horse treatment") is an effective method of rehabilitation therapy. In the Scandinavian countries, the United States, England, France, and Poland, metered horse riding and physical…

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What are saddles, saddles of horses
Four types of saddles are most widely used in our country: combat Cossack sportive racehorse Note that Barefoot sports saddles are unique physiological saddles that do not cause any inconvenience…

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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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Horseback riding. Rules, teams, training

Training in horse riding for novice riders should be preceded by theoretical training and mastering the techniques of bridling, saddling, leading the horse in the lead, parsing the reins when landing, riding and Dismounting from the horse
When riding in 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. Continue reading

Lateral movement

Lateral movements, taking, working in two tracks, Manege exercises in which the horse moves simultaneously forward and sideways, while its legs are crossed, and it itself is in most cases evenly curved from head to tail.

The competition in the Manege rides program consists of the assignment of the leg (lateral movement with a reverse resolution when the horse looks in the direction opposite to the direction of movement without lateral bending), the movement of shoulder in, quarter in, renvers and half-pass on the diagonal of the arena. Continue reading

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 the horse with his big toe in one of the rings.

The invention of the stirrup occurred in India, most likely because only in this country there was a unification of riding and chariot horses. Chariots and cavalry were used in the Indian armies in parallel. Continue reading

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…

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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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Cavalletti
Cavaletti are poles placed along the course of the horse at a height of about 20 centimeters and separated from each other by about 1.40 meters. When the horse under…

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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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