Recreated on the basis of an ancient Cossack tradition, trick riding doesn’t create tricks, but rather imitates them from real-life usage. The program includes knowledge of various cavalry weaponry, performing acrobatic exercises on a galloping horse, hitting a target with a spear, galloping with a saber, shooting from a pistol and knife throwing.
The most dangerous trick is sliding under a horse’s belly while riding because the horse could stumble and the rider could be injured. One of the main requirements for trick riding is for the horse to gallop quickly. This is a dynamic spectator event where all spectators feel the irrepressible energy of the Cossacks.
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