Enjoy your horse riding in Cyprus
Horseback-riding sports have been popular since ancient times. Today there are many kinds of horseback-riding events, including horse racing, show jumping, and dressage. In horse racing, horses are ridden by riders known as jockeys. They run for a set distance, often with obstacles for them to jump over.
Riding horses is a wonderful experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family. If you want to do something a little different during your stay in Cyprus, try Riding. There are so many great horse riding opportunities waiting for you in Cyprus. If you love horses, then Cyprus is definitely the place to be. With such a pleasant climate all year round, you can literally go riding every day!
What is the benefits of horse riding?
Improves circulation and flexibility
Like many forms of exercise, horseback riding improves circulation. The rhythm of movement your body does while riding a horse promotes healthy circulation and stretches many of your muscles. This, in turn, improves flexibility and your range of motion.
What is a riding horse called?
A riding horse is also known as a “saddle horse” or “steed.” A person who rides horses can be referred to in many ways, such as a horseback rider, rider, equestrian, jockey, wrangler, or horseman, depending on the region and context.
What are few interesting facts about horses?
Although horses are such well-known animals, the following facts may surprise you about these magnificent creatures.
- Horses can’t breathe through their mouth.
- Horses can sleep standing up.
- Horses have lightning fast reflexes.
- Horses have 10 different muscles in their ears.
- Horses have a nearly 360 degree field of vision.
Horse riding is an enjoyable hobby and sport for adults and children alike. Learning to control and care for an animal much larger than yourself can have a profound affect on your confidence and is a great feeling. Riding is a great way to get out and see the surrounding countryside bringing the rider closer to nature.
Equestrian is a citation to horseback riding. It is derived from Latin words equester and equus which means horse. This sport is played as solo and also in teams. It is a combination of three different events namely Endurance, Jumping, and Dressage.
What equipment is needed to ride a horse?
Tack applies more to items you need to actually ride, including a saddle, bridle, bit, stirrups, reins, cinch, blanket/saddle pad, spurs, etc. Gear, on the other hand, usually refers to the items you need to keep your horse comfortable and groomed, such as brushes, feed buckets, horse health care, protection rugs for winter and summer, etc.
We at Horsetack Cyprus Shop we sale a full range of Riding equipment:
- Clothing, competition clothing, accessories, sadles, bridles, bits, stirupps, saddle pads, blankets, spurs and leather spurs, halters, riding boots and jodhpurs, etc.
- Stable equipment, treats, horse care products, feed buckets and accessories, etc
- Protection and Safety: Helmets, body protectors.
QHP Equestrian Equipment