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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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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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

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 all specializations, and is also one of the basic exercises included in many rides of light and middle classes.

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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

How to improve the flexibility of your horse.
A horse’s help in supporting flexibility does not only consist of performing several stretch marks before boarding a saddle. You can do many things in the daily care of a…

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Bois de Breed
The Bois de Boulogne is one of the most elegant heavy horses, dating from the times of ancient Rome, although this breed was officially recognized only in the 17th century.…

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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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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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