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 and shanks. It is used in the arena when performing turns, races, volts and side movements.
Setting the feet – a set of individual features of the support and the relative position of the horse’s legs. Continue reading
Until a novice rider learns to use his legs, he is not allowed to use spurs, because they can only injure the horse, tickle it and encourage it to jump, which will throw him out of the saddle.
If the rider has learned to sit so firmly that he can control his legs, then he can be allowed to use the spurs.
Spurs are only needed when the schenkels need to be given an increased emphasis. Continue reading
Movement on the trot:
The trot is one of the fastest gaits of a horse. Moving at a trot, the horse alternately crosses the diagonal with pairs of legs: right front-left back, left front-right back. Since the attack with both feet in each pair occurs simultaneously, the movement is performed in two measures and with its full cycle, you can hear 2 hooves hitting the ground. Depending on the degree of collection of the horse and the width of the Mach, there is a difference between the collected, working and added trot of a sports horse in the arena. Continue reading