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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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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Setting the horse's head, setting the legs
Resolution - a small turn of the horse's head to the right or left, so that the rider can see half of its eye. Achieved by the action of reins…

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Triathlon

Equestrian sports are very diverse, but only three of them belong to the classic types. Triathlon is the most difficult type of equestrian sport.

Three days in a row a rider on the same horse involved in dressage riding (showing wieziennej horse’s submission to man), in field trials (test of courage, strength, agility of both partners of 36 km of road obstacles) and finally, in overcoming obstacles “hard class” on the flat jumping field (no discount on fatigue within the first two days!). Continue reading

Lunge
The cord is an auxiliary tool for working with horses in the hands, it is a cord about 7 meters long, which is held in the left hand, driving the…

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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…

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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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Safety rules when working with horses
How to be safe with a horse Always wear safe clothing and use safe equipment. When working with a horse, always wear a helmet and boots or boots with hard…

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