Collection – balancing the horse under the rider, to give it a position from which the horse easily performs movements in any direction.
The collection consists in the fact that the horse brings the hind legs under the body and gives the head in the back of the head with a slightly raised neck. Continue reading
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 when caring for an animal activates mental processes. 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