A few words about horse memory and approaches to training
“The horse is stupid, but memorable,” wrote James Phyllis. I do not agree with the thesis about horse stupidity: years of communication and interaction with this animal taught me to…

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12 habits of a good rider
When horsemen think about “habits,” they usually think of bad ones, such as looking down during training. But there are many good habits that will help you become a professional.…

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Three horse dressage tips
Tips that I will give and explain below are very simple, but at the same time they answer very important practical questions and allow you to solve very important practical…

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How to “wake up” a lazy horse

Most likely you do not need to explain what a lazy horse is. These can often be seen in the arena. As a rule, such horses are not very worried about doing something, and also they don’t care much what the rider does on their backs. Therefore, these horses often get beginners. Because of this, many inexperienced riders want to quickly transfer to a hot, playful, excitable horse. It is believed that riding a lazy horse is easier. Sometimes you can even notice how people choose the most temperamental horse they can get, believing that it makes them look like experienced riders. Continue reading

Murakoz breed of heavy trucks

Murakoz horse comes from the region near the Mura River in southwestern Hungary, where it is bred today, as well as in Poland and in the countries of the former Yugoslavia.

The breed arose as a result of crossing Polish and Hungarian mares with stallions of Percheron, Norik and Arden breeds. At the beginning of the 20th century, Arabian blood was added to the Murakoz breed, and although it is referred to as cold-blooded horses, they have certain qualities of Eastern horses that are not found in most breeds of heavy trucks. Continue reading

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 on the grass on a free tombour? Do you need a junction or even a closed room? Does the horse scare the hose?

You can acquaint the horse with a dip on a large lawn by holding it on a tombour. This is done by desensitization (the principle is the same as when training for a whip or rope). 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…

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Brabancon (Belgian heavy horse breed)
The Brabancon breed, representing an intermediate type between the Flemish and Arden horses, turned out to be the most up-to-date for the work horses in the countries with developed industry,…

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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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12 habits of a good rider
When horsemen think about “habits,” they usually think of bad ones, such as looking down during training. But there are many good habits that will help you become a professional.…

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