Our archery training is based on the practices of the Hungarian horseback archery Master Lajos Kassai. It has specific stages of perfection that you can practice at The Way of the Horse and Bow.
The Goal of Horseback Archery Seminars
We aim to develop proficiency in archery skills on horseback, cultivate a strong partnership with the horse, and learn the ancient martial art of combining archery with riding.
In these six days you will be learning the following archery skills:
Get familiar with archery specific equipment
Basic safety protocols for rider and horse
The specific forms for horseback archery
Shooting in three phases
Shooting in three directions: forwards, sideway and backwards
Shooting while holding multiple arrows
And the following riding skills:
Riding with your own body's balance (without the use of rains)
Riding in all gaits - walk, trot and canter
Learning how to use the upper body independently when riding, with the aid of bows, drums and flags
Bareback riding for improving your balance
What to expect?
The horseback archery training week offers an immersive six-day journey where you acquire essential archery skills, including equipment familiarity, safety protocols, specific forms for horseback archery, multi-directional shooting, fast reloading, and shooting while holding multiple arrows.
In addition, you will develop riding skills encompassing balance based, control of various gaits, and the ability to use the upper body independently.
By the end of the training week, according to your riding skills, you will be able to shoot a few arrows from a galloping horse on our horseback archery course.