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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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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Seven secrets of horse care
You have probably noticed that the result of the horse cleaning procedure comes down to the fact that the cleaner your horse becomes, the more dirty you become. There is…

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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

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 bred, information about which can be found in the hippological literature of the sixteenth century, used in agriculture, and as a means of transportation. Continue reading

Going to swim with a horse, do not forget about safety!

In this article I want to share tips that will allow you to enjoy a safe swim with your horse.

1. Learn about the features of the reservoir in which you plan to swim. This factor is perhaps the most important from the point of view of safety while swimming with a horse. If you do not know what awaits you, then draw an injury and put the horse at risk. You should be aware of the peculiarities of the coast, the bottom (is there a pit under water, what is the bottom (silt, sand, stony), about the flow properties. Continue reading

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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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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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…

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