Horsemanship

Horsemanship covers the care and use of equines and their tack. Riders familiar with war horses might utilize war-specific tack, such as longer spurs and higher saddles for greater saddle maneuverability.

Empathy

Trying to communicate with another creature is harder than it seems. Empathizing with your horse is a solid base that proper training requires. This skill also allows you to try and connect with wild or unknown equines. Cognition

Break

Breaking a horse requires patience and implementing a long program of desensitization and familiarity. Volition

Drive

Your horse will move forward if you're walking behind it. Useful for operating a plow or wagon. Intellect

Ride

You are capable of riding a horse at a walk. Motion

Trot

A trot is a horse's working gait, and the typical traveling gait. A horse can maintain this for hours. 7-10 mph. Endurance

Turn

A simple change in lead leg allows you to control the direction your horse is moving in. Motion

Canter

Faster than a trot, slower than a gallop. A horse can maintain this for hours. 10-17 mph. Motion

Flying Change

A flying change allows your horse to make drastic pivots and jumps. Motion

Gallop

An explosive run- your horse's fastest mode of movement. 25-30mph for 1-2 miles. Motion

Rear

Should you want to rear your horse. Motion

Jump

Getting your horse to risk his shins for you. Motion/Cognition

Bareback

You can ride a horse without equipment, but it limits what your horse can carry and what you can do on the horse. Endurance

Bite

Allow your horse to bite someone on command. Volition

Kick

Allow your horse to kick someone on command. Volition

Charge

You have trained your horse for the cavalry charge, whether at tilt or without a lance. Endurance

Side Hang

Hang on a side of your horse. With the right archery moves, you may even loose an arrow from this position. Strength

Stand

Standing upright while your horse is walking or trotting. Motion

Death Hang

Hang with your head down on the side of a horse. Allows for the possibility of picking something small up from the ground while your horse is on the move. Endurance