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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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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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…

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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 noses to protect your toes if the horse suddenly steps on your foot.

Many injuries can be sustained not only in the saddle, but also when working with a horse in your hands, so wear a helmet even when you are not riding. 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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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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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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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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