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.…

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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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Suffol Horse Breed
Exterior Their bones are provided with clean, dense bones. Suffolk legs corresponding to their extreme massiveness seem short, with heavily muscled forearms and thighs; there are no thick brushes on…

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Point of view: jumping a horse with Clinton Anderson

Using this exercise, you will teach your horse to confidently overcome obstacles, both natural and man-made. Give your horse a goal – it will make training more exciting and interesting for both of you and increase the horse’s trust and respect for you. Repeated daily work on the same thing leads to the fact that many horses become lazy and boring. When you enter overcoming obstacles into training, the horse’s interest and involvement will increase significantly.

A great way to familiarize your horse with an obstacle is to use plastic barrels. Put two barrels on the ground end to end. 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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Pat Parelli: we teach the horse to enter the water
For many riders, rushing without saddle along the shore of a reservoir on a hot summer day is a very tempting prospect. Amazing, fabulous picture ... only if the horse…

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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…

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How to "wake up" a lazy horse
Most likely you do not need to explain what a lazy horse is. These can often be seen in the arena. As a rule, such horses are not very worried…

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