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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Setting the horse's head, setting the legs
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…

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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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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 on the knees (and by strengthening the lock), smoothly rises up and forward, and then just as smoothly descends through the horse’s step into the saddle. The rise of the rider’s body up should be as small as possible. You can relieve yourself both under the right and under the left leg. Continue reading

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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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…

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Bandages
The horse's limbs are bandaged so that it does not damage its tendons. The benefits of bandages are often exaggerated. It also happens that horses hit their feet with horseshoes,…

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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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