Horse Riding By Amelia Jarvie
Horseriding What is equestrianism Equipment Types of riding Contents How to mount a horse Olympians Photo gallery Bibliography
What is equestrianism? • Equestrianism is a fancy term for horse riding • Equestrians are horse riders • Horse riding is a hard and dangerous sport • The riders and horses must work as a team to complete a certain event.
Equipment • The most important item for horse riding is a horse • For your horse the basic equipment is • Bridle • Saddle • Saddle blanket • For the rider the basic equipment is • Helmet • Jodhpurs • Boots
Reining Types of riding There's plenty of events horse riders do: The most common English riding; Show jumping Dressage Eventing Showing Mounted games The most common western riding: Barrel racing Bending Reining Cutting Working cow horse Eventing
How to mount a horse • Before you think about mounting a horse, you must be on the left hand side. • Step 1: with your left hand grab both of the reins and some mane. • Step 2: with your right hand grab the stirrup and place your left foot in it. • Step 3: with your right hand now place it on the pommel (the front of the saddle) • Step 4: push off the ground with your right leg and swing it over the horses rump and softly land in the saddle, place your foot in the other stirrup. • Make sure you DON’T put your right hand on the cantle (back of the saddle) while mounting
Some of the Olympian and paralympian equestrians are: Bettina Eistel (Paralympics- no arms) for Germany Reed Kessler ~ for America Olympians Grace Bowen~ Australia (Paralympics) Edwina Alexander Topps~ Australia
Bibliography • http://www.google.com.au/search?q=saddles&safe=active&source • http://stantonpark.homestead.com/youngstock1.html] • http://www.proequest.com/news/grand-prix-results/2012/10/28/reed-kessler-wins-100000-presidents-cup-grand-prix-wcq-with-cylan • http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Bettina+Eistel • http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/horses/images/22410583/title/beautiful-horse-wallpaper • http://eventingnation.com/home/ten-fewer-eventers-permitted-to-compete-at-rio-2016.html • http://rainiercoleman.tripod.com/index8.html • www.flickriver.com • www.nmz.ponyclubvic.org.au • www.metal-silhouette-art.co.uk