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Equestrian Jargon

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megan wylie

on 11 June 2013

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Domesticated 10,000 years ago (but not for riding!)
Were not tamed
Deliberately hurt to not run away Riding Domestication Origins Showing Probably the most common style of horsebackriding
Used all over the world.
Base of dressage
Four basic speeds: Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop
Used for hunt, showing, horseback sports, jumping, saddle seat, and the Olympics.
Requires a lot of discipline and tact. English Other Styles of Riding By Anjali Patel and Megan Wylie A Guide to Equestrian
Jargon First Ride: 4200 BC
General Travel
Fire Horses
War Horses
Entertainment Many Equestrians Compete in Horseback Riding Shows: There are many other styles of riding. Just to name a few: Polo Western Dressage Hunters Jumpers Equitation Judged on the rider's position and manner
Riders are expected to move independently from the horse. Jumpers, unlike Hunter classes, are scored on a numerical level.
The score is based on the time it takes for the horse to jump the full course and if it clears the obstacles. Hunters are scored by whether they meet the criteria set and the manner in which they do so.
Hunter classes are very regulated, from the type of jumps to the equipment used. Horses Brought to America by the Spanish conquistadors.
Used by cowboys
Used in Rodeos and barrel racing
Has a comfier saddle than English because of its purpose of long trail rides.
Much easier to control
Less disciplined. Types of Horses Tack Selle Francais-
Dutch Warmblood
Quarter Horses
Appalosas Dressage is a type of riding that is based on a certain structure of horse and rider, that is challenging and requires much poise.
Dressage is performed frequently.
A type of very advanced and refined Classical Dressage is Haute Ecole, and “is a highly refined set of skills seldom used in competition but often seen in demonstration performances.” Bibliography "The Difference Between English and Western Riding Styles." Horses. The New York Times, n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012.
"Equitation Class." Thistle Ridge Equestrian Services. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012.
"United States Dressage Federation." USDF. N.p., 2012. Web. 18 Dec. 2012.
"The United States Equestrian Federation." The United States Equestrian Federation. USEF, 2012. Web. 18 Dec. 2012.
"The World's Most Popular Horse Breeds." Examiner.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Dec. 2012. Origin: to train cavalry
1st Match: 600 BC
India has the oldest polo club: Calcutta Polo Club
4 Riders/Team
Polo "Ponies"
1900- 1936 Official Olympic sport Riding has been very popular for a while and has origins from many different continents from millions of years ago
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