Lightweight trot
To facilitate the rider and the horse, riding at a light trot is used, in which the rider feeds his body (from the waist) slightly forward and, strengthening the emphasis…

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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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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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legs

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 them in the unsupported phase.

Allure (FR. allure gait) a method of forward movement of a horse. The natural gait (walk, trot, canter). Artificial gait (elements of the riding school: piaffe, passage) Continue reading

Higher school of riding

The higher school of horse riding is a continuation of improving Manege riding.

As a result of systemetic training, development of natural qualities of the horse and its balancing under the rider, effective, graceful, beautiful movements of the horse on natural gaits are developed with a clear difference in the pace of movement from reduced (collected) to added. Continue reading

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…

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Higher school of riding
Ballotade Ballotade. The element of the higher school of riding. Jump on the spot, in which the horse is in the air, the front legs are bent to the stomach…

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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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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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