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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What comes to mind when you think of a horse?
Horse racing, hunting, high-society rides, and finally a peasant carrying firewood from the forest on a cart. Hardly anyone will think that a horse is also a unique live simulator.…

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Driving in equestrian sports
More and more wide development in the countries of Europe and Central America gets one more classical types of equestrian sports driving. In this form, not riding athletes compete, but…

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15 riding lessons (part 3)

Lesson 7
How to ride. Step movement
The essence of a proper landing is not to interfere with the horse’s movement. At the same time, the rider must have a free pose necessary for effective control of the horse. Some beginners do not have any problems with landing and moving on a horse, while others take a long time to adapt. It all depends on your abilities and hard work.
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Swimming with a horse
Swimming all horses can swim, and like dogs, they don't need to learn to swim. Crossing a river, the rider will immediately feel when the horse loses its footing and…

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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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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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What is equestrian tourism?
An independent type of use of horses is horse tourism. It has various forms and is widely used in many countries as an active form of recreation and an opportunity…

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