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Young horses: work on balance and rhythm
Preparation is everything! In order to develop a harmonious partnership with the horse, the rider must make sure that all his work is fully justified at every stage of training…

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Problems with horses: swimming
Bathing - a useful and pleasant procedure - can give you a lot of unpleasant moments if the horse for some reason decided to resist. Can you bathe your horse…

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The crisis of the genre - how to regain confidence?
“It would be better if I knitted or went to cooking classes!” - who in our hearts did not say anything like that after an unsuccessful riding lesson. This reaction…

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Endurance and ways to increase it

Very often on the tracks of hippodromes it is possible to see how horses, quite briskly passing the first half of the distance, at the end of it “pass” and show mediocre results. Upas a lot of trotting horses, showing 29-30 seconds, 400 m or race with the result faster 30 seconds. at 500 m, but the records of horses at a distance of more than 1000 m are in the majority significantly inferior to representatives of Western European and American horse breeding.

It is enough to analyze the course of the races of Garnier, Run, Zadorny, Anilin in the Grand Washington Prize, as well as a number of trotting horses in international prizes in France, Sweden, Holland, to make sure that “they gave up victories or prizes right before the finish. Mm did not have enough stamina or “stamina” in maintaining high speed at a distance. Continue reading

Work with a horse in hand. Distance learning

Work in the hands is a necessary component of the dressage of any horse, usually little known and undeservedly ignored, although it is very useful and is one of the best teaching methods. This technique, as an important component, has been included in all classical dressage schools since the 18th century, but then unnecessarily faded into the background Perfectly complementing training under the saddle, working in your hands allows you to gently and calmly learn new elements for the horse. In this case, the horse learns new exercises, not being overstimulated and not tired, since it is not overloaded with the rider’s weight. Continue reading

Assignment to Shenkel. Rules and execution

The assignment to Shenkel is a side movement in two tracks, in which the horse has the opposite direction of movement.
Concession to grams has gymnastic value for horses of all specializations, and is also one of the basic exercises included in many rides of light and middle classes.

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Cross-obstacles and their role in big-time sports.

If you ask the child what a computer is, he will answer that this is a gaming machine. If the same question is asked to the accountant, he will answer that this is the place where the documentation is kept. Similar can be said about the obstacles in the form of crossed poles. Yes, they are used in children’s schools so that the horse does not take the child to the edge of the barrier. But why do top athletes use them for horses Grand Prix? In this article, we will reveal an unexpected for many training effect of cross-obstacles, which can influence both positively and negatively on the athletic performance of a horse. Continue reading

The crisis of the genre – how to regain confidence?

“It would be better if I knitted or went to cooking classes!” – who in our hearts did not say anything like that after an unsuccessful riding lesson. This reaction is quite natural – there are periods of failure for everyone, even professional athletes, so at such a moment it is important not to fall into despondency and follow the useful tips that we offer in this article.

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What is in katstsung mine?
The rider takes the horse to "drive" it on the cord. On her head is a snappy headband. Carabiner cords cling to the inner ring of the snaffle (often making…

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How smart is your horse?
Andrew McLean played a leading role in educating horse owners around the world, in particular, he tried to convey how horses think. This article appeared in 1995, but is still…

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The crisis of the genre - how to regain confidence?
“It would be better if I knitted or went to cooking classes!” - who in our hearts did not say anything like that after an unsuccessful riding lesson. This reaction…

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The best you can give a horse is CONFIDENCE
So what can you give your horse? Apples? Carrot? Sugar? Not really. The best you can give a horse is CONFIDENCE. Regardless of what kind of work the horse does,…

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