There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. All people, coming to a horse for the first time, have one goal – to find mutual understanding with it. A little later, the desires begin to differ. Someone attracts a sports Olympus and victories in major world tournaments, someone leaves for himself riding as a hobby – once a week, an hour walk through the woods. There is a thThere are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. All people, coming to a horse for the first time, have one goal – to find mutual understanding with it. Continue reading
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, and has now become extremely widespread throughout Belgium called the Belgian workhorse or the Belgian heavy truck.
Thus, Belgium currently has one type of heavy horse, very uniform in its characteristic warehouse and differing only in height and weight (Fig. 52). Continue reading
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