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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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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Murakoz breed of heavy trucks
Murakoz horse comes from the region near the Mura River in southwestern Hungary, where it is bred today, as well as in Poland and in the countries of the former…

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Irish Draft Horse

The magnificent horse, “master of all trades”, the Irish sledging for centuries carried out the most diverse tasks of the peasants of his land. Extreme versatility and marvelous appearance — such characteristics evolved in the breed, which was designed to satisfy the demand for horses capable of pulling the plow, transporting farmers and the fruits of their labors, and accompanying people to hunt. Thanks to his athletic data, this is the only draft horse that can rightly be called a wonderful jumper. His world fame is a gift of fate: mares, crossed with an English horse, give birth to an Irish hunter – an excellent hunting horse and an excellent jumper. Continue reading

Soothe the nervous horse

Great day, there is not a cloud in the sky, and you are going for a horse ride. You have planned it for quite a while and are looking forward to meeting new places.

Unfortunately, your horse is concerned. Even during the cleaning and saddling she showed signs of nervousness, and now, when you sit in the saddle, you can literally feel her anxiety through the excuse, as she nibbles iron hard, and with her whole body, because she begins to dance on the spot. It seems that you are sitting on a bomb that is about to explode. Continue reading

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. It takes not so much time and effort to form them!

1) Daily put in order the ammunition. And it’s not only in aesthetics, but also in economy, because the ammunition, which is monitored, serves much longer Continue reading

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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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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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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Bityug Russian breed of heavy horses
History of the origin of the Butyug breed: Being a descendant of large heavy breed stallions exported to Russia: Clydesdall, Brabant, as well as local working horses. She was famous…

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