Dzhigitovka - The way of the coassack warrior
Trick riding is fun. It is exciting, it is a little strenuous, sometimes dangerous, and often without rhyme or reason. But for a rider and a horse who like to have fun together, there is nothing like it.
A Jihigit is the description of a skillful and brave equestrian. Its the art of bravery, skill and composure. It shows the grace and the agility of a horseman and his art to train and master his horse.
Dzhigitovka, as a military art was first practiced by the Cossacks in the regiments the Don area and was soon adopted by all the cossack armies. At that time Dzhigitovka was a warrior art, a way to surprise the enemy, to impress him and show what Cossacks were capable of.
As a sport, Dzhigitovka is quite new and the first world championship was held in 2016, from the year 2017 Norway have participated in the World Championship that has been held in Lytkarino, Moscow Region.