Voila! Training for dummies
There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. All people, coming to a horse for the first time, have one goal - to find mutual understanding with it. A…

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Cross-obstacles and their role in big-time sports.
If you ask the child what a computer is, he will answer that this is a gaming machine. If the same question is asked to the accountant, he will answer…

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Voila! Training for dummies
There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. All people, coming to a horse for the first time, have one goal - to find mutual understanding with it. A…

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pressure from the rider

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

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. The mouth is the most sensitive place of a horse, so exposure to it allows us to communicate with it at the most subtle level. When I saddle horses, I always pay attention to how they agree to take the bridle. If the horse is embarrassed, I ask myself: what could the horse be offended at the last training session? Is there any source of physical discomfort? 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

Voila! Training for dummies
There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. All people, coming to a horse for the first time, have one goal - to find mutual understanding with it. A…

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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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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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Young horses: work on balance and rhythm
Preparation is everything! In order to develop a harmonious partnership with the horse, the rider must make sure that all his work is fully justified at every stage of training…

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