Irish Draft Horse
The magnificent horse, "master of all trades", the Irish sledging for centuries carried out the most diverse tasks of the peasants of his land. Extreme versatility and marvelous appearance —…

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Horses and people
Understanding your horse’s personality, combined with your own temperament and skill level, will give you more chances of success in your daily workouts and riding. The purpose of my articles…

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Arden horse breed
The Arden horse is the oldest breed of all European heavy horses. These are one of the most beautiful heavy-tailed horses: they are versatile and undemanding both to the content…

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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

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…

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Suffol Horse Breed
Exterior Their bones are provided with clean, dense bones. Suffolk legs corresponding to their extreme massiveness seem short, with heavily muscled forearms and thighs; there are no thick brushes on…

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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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Bridle play
All my horses are drawn to the bridle when I saddle them. The way a horse takes a bridle and snaffle can tell a lot about its attitude to work.…

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