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
Many equestrians have problems landing when jumping. Most often, such questions arise for beginners riding relatively recently. This article contains the most common mistakes riders in jumping.
One of the main mistakes when jumping, which entails a lot of other shortcomings, is the wrong position of the leg. A loose leg is pulled back, and the rider flies out of the saddle as the horse lands. With a dangling shenkel, you not only irritate the horse, constantly shoving it on the sides, but also increase the risk of falling many times. Why the foot does not want to cuddle tightly? Continue reading
The mouthpiece is called one-piece udil with side cheeks and a second-hand (mouthpiece) chain that exerts more pressure on the horse’s mouth than a regular snaffle.
It should be noted that the use of the mouthpiece requires the rider to be careful and sensitive in controlling the horse, because using it incorrectly can turn even a well-traveled horse into a dreadful ride. Continue reading
Features: Shire – the strongest, largest, heaviest horses on the planet.
The Shire is an English breed of heavy trucks, which is descended from knightly warhorses, it is one of the oldest heavyweight breeds. Today it is difficult to unequivocally determine how this breed was born. Continue reading
Tinker, he is also an Irish cob, he is a gypsy cob, he is also an Irish worker, he is a gypsy sled team (not to be confused with an Irish sled team!) – a breed of amazing horses that has gained rapid popularity in the world in recent years, although more recently about these nothing was known to horses, and they did not exist in any reference book. Continue reading