We teach the horse to pass through narrow spaces.
The exercise I want to talk about will help you guide your horse to pass through narrow spaces without moving from its place. Horses are claustrophobic in nature and when…

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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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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…

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horse to raise its legs

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 best teaching methods. This technique, as an important component, has been included in all classical dressage schools since the 18th century, but then unnecessarily faded into the background Perfectly complementing training under the saddle, working in your hands allows you to gently and calmly learn new elements for the horse. In this case, the horse learns new exercises, not being overstimulated and not tired, since it is not overloaded with the rider’s weight. Continue reading

Earn the respect of your horse

Respect for the horse can not be achieved “automatically”, it does not come from nowhere. It must be earned. The best way to do this is to use the same tactics that horses use to gain respect from each other.

“You seek respect from a horse by moving its legs forward, back, left and right, and always rewarding the slightest attempt to respond correctly,” says Clinton Anderson, a trainer who does not need to be introduced. 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 is to share information that will help you better understand your horse, yourself, and the other equestrians with whom you communicate.

In this article we will talk about the personality types of people and how our features can influence the choice and training of horses. Continue reading

Assignment to Shenkel. Rules and execution
The assignment to Shenkel is a side movement in two tracks, in which the horse has the opposite direction of movement. Concession to grams has gymnastic value for horses of…

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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…

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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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Activate your horse's “engine”
Activate your horse's “engine” Many coaches say that the horse's back should be "active." But what is this "activity" and how to achieve it? What activity can be considered correct,…

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