Lithuanian heavy horse breed
Lithuanian heavy breed was bred in Lithuania, by crossing Zhmudsky horses with Swedish orders. On the territory of Lithuania, a strong horse, perfectly adapted to local conditions, has long been…

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Cross-fit for horses - through diversity to progress
Daily routine delays, monotony inhibits development, progress. A cross training (or cross-fit) of a horse will help you in the right direction. Not only will he not let the horse…

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Ingrid Klimke on starting work with foals
In the past, coaches often took horses into training, starting with the foal. While the foal grew and developed, he was taught the basic rules, which subsequently greatly facilitated the…

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Forward movement becomes

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

Everything a horseman needs to know about a mouthpiece

The mouthpiece is called one-piece udil with side cheeks and a second-hand (mouthpiece) chain that exerts more pressure on the horse’s mouth than a regular snaffle.

It should be noted that the use of the mouthpiece requires the rider to be careful and sensitive in controlling the horse, because using it incorrectly can turn even a well-traveled horse into a dreadful ride. Continue reading

Clydesdal horse breed

The Clydesdale horse should not have a broad forehead, it has rather large nostrils, clear and intelligent eyes, large, mobile ears, a long, well-set neck. The back is short. Horses of this breed give the impression of endurance and strength.
With such a large growth and a very powerful development of musculature and skeleton, the Clydedesdali have a wide stride and free trot. Continue reading

Vladimir heavy-duty horse breed
The Vladimir breed was registered in 1946. It was created during the work of the Gavrilovo-Posad breeding horse breeding center. The Vladimir heavy breed was bred as a result of…

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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…

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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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Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
Fright is a natural reaction of horses. They are animal victims with a developed flight instinct, and this means that they will rather run away from danger than fight with…

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