Equestrian sports are quite fun and interesting. Although less popular sport in Indonesia, rather than football, badminton or volleyball. There are so many things to learn, to be pulled, and plucked from equestrian sports activities. Before we get to know the vehicle or motor car as a vehicle today. Kudalah human priority in ancient times when driving anywhere or time to go to work. And equestrian sports including most of the oldest sports, because there are already hundreds of years ago who was trained to gallop towards the finish line. According to the literature, equestrian sports like kings of the past. Because history is so legendary. There are some things we have to learn the benefits of the equestrian sports.
Here are 6 benefits of equestrian sport activities that you should know:
1. Quick Thinking
Driving a large animal such as a horse is a total body workout that will constantly adapt and think to calm and make your horse obedient.
2. Awareness of the body
Horse riding can really work thoroughly on your muscles. A stabilizing rod abdominal, back and pelvic muscles. However, not only that, but the coordination and stability was also awakened. The more you race with horses. The body will learn to keep moving quickly.
There are a lot of moving pieces to occur simultaneously while riding a horse. Coordination is so important to be maintained every second while you’re on horseback.
4. Mental Exercise
There are so many good mental benefits when on horseback. Not just that you really learn about yourself. But it can also have a meditative effect. Having been asked to be very focused on the rising and staying on horseback. While horseback riding is a great exercise, there are benefits of real connections along the animal. And the peace of mind that comes when doing any traveling on the track racing.
5. Train the balance
Horseback riding is an isometric exercise, which means the use of certain muscles on a horse in a certain position, in this case, to balance on the horse. Therefore, postural strength is very important when riding a horse and rider posture balance will increase even in daily activities.
Along with the core muscles, inner thighs and pelvic muscles get a large portion as a rider you have to position yourself well. Motorists often have to maintain a squatting position when they go up, constantly adjusting to the rhythm of the horse. This exercise helps with good overall muscle and flexibility.
As a beginner in equestrian sport activities you should really listen to instructions from your horse trainer. And you also have to know the horse knowledge itself before riding.