American Cream (Harness) Horse Breed
American Creme is the only breed of heavyweight bred in the United States. On the exterior of the horse of this breed are similar to the average in terms of…

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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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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…

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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

A few words about horse memory and approaches to training
“The horse is stupid, but memorable,” wrote James Phyllis. I do not agree with the thesis about horse stupidity: years of communication and interaction with this animal taught me to…

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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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Arden horse breed
The Arden horse is the oldest breed of all European heavy horses. These are one of the most beautiful heavy-tailed horses: they are versatile and undemanding both to the content…

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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 —…

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