An experiment passed on the base
of tourist complex «Legend of Carpathians» in a village Old Corners, that
near-by a township Kosiv on Ivano-frankivschini. Correspondent of magazine
«Carpathians» never dealt with horse, however got a task to become a
horsewoman. Horse saw a journalist first. Only due to intervention from an
instructor from riding of Galina Rodiginoy and its helper Natalia Gulenchin did
To be not afraid, to make friends
Horse stood in denniku
(stall) and chewed a grass - breakfasted. A very handsome guy is a stallion,
adopted for a colour Raven, heaved up the first a head and began askance to
examine a stranger. «He - restive, - Galina Rodigina acquaints us. it is the
Real racehorse. Obeys only that, who demonstrates character». A raven struck a
back leg, began to the neigh and predisposed to the mare of brown colour. «It
is his girl-friend Star, - an instructor continues. it is Daughter of race mare
and vagovoza. Quiet, but stubborn - for it we call it a «stand». A
horse crunched a hay phlegmatically. «And here Dotterel - damochka of
delicate and impressionable character, - a mrs. Galina pets a grey in apples
horse. - Loves, when it is helped to the sweets. And does not stand to go the
last - bites front for feet».
The first governed: with a horse an instructor acquaints from riding,
tells about that, properly with him to behave, accompanies a novice during
socializing with an animal, zagnuzduvannya and saddling, and also on an up-river walk.
high class of establishment which offers to the tourists riding testifies that
after a rider gets possibility independently to manage a horse instructing. An
instructor is alongside and explains the features of process. If you in a
saddle, and an occasion is in the hands of man which simply conducts an animal
on a path, know: it not riding, but an instructor was name a groom probably.
The last is a virtuoso in cleaning of dennika and care of horse.
Unlike him, an instructor (master-rider) is engaged in that which goes around
horse and teaches them to walk under a saddle with tourists.
«A horse is an animal
to my surprise clever, - a mrs. Galina encourages us to walk up nearer. - He
understands words, reacts on intonation. Before to dress a bridle and saddle on
a horse, talk with him, make friends. In any case be not afraid. Horse feel
energy of man - they do not obey cowards, are capricious and can even make an
attempt them to whip off». When touch a silky mane and conduct a hand on a
velvet skin, fear disappears unexpectedly. A star pricks up one's the ears,
listens and in the end forkae friendliness. «Time to undertake after upryazh»,
- the helper of instructor Natalia prompts.
The second governed: it does not follow to go near a horse behind. An
animal must see a man, otherwise not to avoid a blow a hoof. Sitting down on a
horse is needed on the left.
A girl inlays bits in the mouth
of animal and shows, as straps and occasion must lie. It destroys a mare from a
stall, takes away a saddle, and we saddle together. A star is a horse high!
When to stand alongside, stirrups are at the level of breasts of rider. And how
to climb on such «stand»? Do without taburetki. Leg - higher in
all, by a hand - after to the bow of saddle, Natalia pushes slightly and one р-р-раз -
already above. Feel a mister above the world.
To tame itself, feel a horse
A route lies through the liquid
oak forest. Horse know a path well. An instructor is ahead on Crow. Its helper
is a bit behind built on on Dotterel. A mrs. Galina demonstrates landing
features in a saddle, explains, how to hold an occasion, with the help of what
sounds and motions govern.
The third governed: a rider in a saddle must synchronize an occasion and shenkeli
(the, insides of leg of rider turned to the horse are from a knee to the
A man must manage a horse,
utillizing hands and feet. Exactly shenkeli, but not hands, are the basic mean of management.
Knees after all of rules must be pinned against a saddle. Fifth feet in a
stirrup - tomentous donizu. Buttocks, knees and feet, are those three points
supports which support a horseman in a saddle. For the transmission of commands
utillize an occasion hands. A rider squeezes and pushes a horse shenkelyami,
complementing these motions tensioning an occasion - commands are so passed to
the animal to walk ahead, to return, to change a pace, stopped. For example,
before a turn to the right easily pritiskayut' right shenkel', then draw a right occasion so that an animal turned
a chairman and a rider saw the back edge of its eye (it position of chairman is
named raising of horse sdws turn). At the same time a bodyweight is carried on
a right buttock. It is «important to make mildness of motions - such
sensitiveness of hands and feet, to manage a horse without jerks», - Galina
From a theory pass to practice.
Successfully rushaemo from a place. A star goes at an even walk simply
after Raven. But wherein he walks around the low branches of trees, a mare
tries nick in. Once or twice it will be to be bent down. «Not let us go it, at
own sweet will, - an instructor prompts. - Horse always tests a rider, it is
therefore better at once to show him a hard hand. you, but not animal, guilty
to boss situation!» And if will bear?
The fourth governed. Quietly, but vigorously, it follows to cut
initiative short of horse from the beginning. The least delay - and an animal
indeed can go out from a submission. In a saddle place only sure and brave!
It is desirable to be brave, and
sure. The more so, that already are in a saddle, and a mrs. Galina on Crow is
removed. Forward, Zirochko, let, a sun! you are a beautiful, obedient girl!..
At some instant in consciousness something is commuted as though. And suddenly
- can, genetic memory breaks forth on will, experience of praschuriv-amazons
is forgotten, some trifle of blood of gunniv lets know about
itself, ariiv or toltekiv, - all becomes into the places. In a saddle - well
and gladly. Motions of horse coincide a surprising rank with your own. An
animal indeed obeys the least gesture. Swim, no, here already fly chvalom
between trees, hold a horse and at the same time give a vent him, because know:
Zirochko, kobilko, «tumbochko» you are my road, are we with you one blood. Yes,
seems, talked Maugli, taming the inhabitants of wild jungles. Tpru-u-u!
To become a rider
Pass fifteen minutes, as if an
instant. «For a man which until now rode a horse never, it is optimum time of
the first lesson», - Galina Rodigina explains. Return to the stall. Horse
understand and gladly hurry a path. Star in general ignores a few last meters
presence of rider on the back. Chimshvidshe, without regard to the strained
occasion vudila, what, obviously, cut it a mouth, it reaches to the
bucket with water. Drinks voraciously. It will be to expect, to jump down.
a rider is accountable for a
horse. He must take into account his necessities and desires, and also care of
safety of animal.
A horseman must not send a horse
in difficult of access places, where he can be injured. After completion of
walk it follows to unsaddle a horse, wipe him, make a drunk and feed. By such
method a tourist becomes the real rider.
«Between a horse and
man already from the first minutes of intercourse a trust and friendliness is
set, - an instructor summarizes. - If on some reason of it did not happen, the
best to change a horse. Usually an animal elects a horseman, but not vice
versa. Certainly, it can be tamed. But take into account that in such fight an
amateurish rider will lose pleasure from riding».
Physiology pleasure from a walk
astride indeed outstanding. First hours feel getting up, all of body sings
simply. Till evening begin to understand where shenkeli
are - calve and knees «yell». On the second day to general choir (feet, small
of the back, back) pelvic muscles are added. The third brings a day enormous
facilitation and unexpected sadness. Begin to look over a photo, for a long
time reflect above maintenance of word «rider», as chance offers buy a manual
on equestrian tourism, vipozichaeshleginsi (trousers are in obtyazhku),
pack a suitcase. How many there days to the eyelids-endu?
Dressed for riding must be such,
that did not limit motions. Sporting pantaloons are made to order or leginsi.
Trousers - long, not to rub shenkeli. Shoe - krosivki, sporting shoes.
• Horse do not love noise. It is
impossible to yell in a saddle, to squeak and yelp from the abundance of
hearts. An animal is frightened and becomes out of control.
• Horse are irritated by the
smell of alcohol. The drunk riders of animal are thrown down. Some do not take
cigarette smoke also.
• Horse love, when they are
treated from a hand on the opened palm. A pinch-off fist is considered as a
• Horse have excellent memory on
good and for spite. Changing the first impression of horse about a man is
Cost of hour in a saddle - from
20 to 50 hryvnyas, depending on the class of establishment, presence of
instructor and tour guide. Walks on horse for tourists arrange turagencii,
sporting clubs, cells of rural tourism, and also proprietors of private resort
hotels and farmsteads. About a group round it costs to be finished say