Work in the hands is a necessary component of the dressage of any horse, usually little known and undeservedly ignored, although it is very useful and is one of the best teaching methods. This technique, as an important component, has been included in all classical dressage schools since the 18th century, but then unnecessarily faded into the background Perfectly complementing training under the saddle, working in your hands allows you to gently and calmly learn new elements for the horse. In this case, the horse learns new exercises, not being overstimulated and not tired, since it is not overloaded with the rider’s weight. Continue reading
If you ask the child what a computer is, he will answer that this is a gaming machine. If the same question is asked to the accountant, he will answer that this is the place where the documentation is kept. Similar can be said about the obstacles in the form of crossed poles. Yes, they are used in children’s schools so that the horse does not take the child to the edge of the barrier. But why do top athletes use them for horses Grand Prix? In this article, we will reveal an unexpected for many training effect of cross-obstacles, which can influence both positively and negatively on the athletic performance of a horse. Continue reading
Palio spend in different cities of Italy. But the most popular horse racing held in Siena. Although the holiday held in Ferrara, is considered the most ancient.
Medieval Racing: Palio
According to sources, it was in Ferrara that the first horse races took place in 1279, when the city council adopted a law approving the tradition of folk holidays and festivals that originated in 1259. Continue reading