Horseback riding rules
Compliance with the rules of riding gives the rider the opportunity to be less tired when riding, save the strength of the horse and clearly manage it, prevents the horse…

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Horses know how to treat a movement
Therapeutic horse riding (hippotherapy-in Greek, "horse treatment") is an effective method of rehabilitation therapy. Hippotherapy is a physiotherapy treatment based on neurophysiology, using horse and horse riding. Today, there are…

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Gaits
Gait is a method and form of movement of the horse by alternating periods of support and pushing with the feet when resting on the ground and bending and unbending…

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steeplechase

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 cord) at a trot or gallop. If there is a high barrier enclosing the circle, you can do without the cord.

For vaulting, a special saddle or Gurtu is used, the horse’s head is fixed with interchanges. Continue reading

Duathlon, Vaulting, Hurdles, Steeplechase, cross Country

Performing various exercises on a running or jumping around a circle (on a cord) horse, such as on a gymnastic log, for example, grads, jumps, overhangs, “scissors”, racks, etc.the Ideal horse for vaulting is an adult, with a strong broad back, calm. Equipment is politizirovannost the saddle.
The ancient Romans were vaulted in the circus. Vaulting taught in cavalry. In 1920, in Antwerp, this type was included even in the Olympic games, but did not hold. Continue reading

15 riding lessons (part 1)
Preface First of all, let me congratulate you on your decision to take up horse riding. You will experience an extraordinary feeling that is impossible to imagine standing with both…

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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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15 riding lessons (part 5)
Lesson 14 Overcome obstacles Show jumping, or overcoming obstacles in equestrian sports , is a topic that cannot be covered in one lesson. From the available literature in Russian, the…

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Triathlon
Equestrian sports are very diverse, but only three of them belong to the classic types. Triathlon is the most difficult type of equestrian sport. Three days in a row a…

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