respect of your horse

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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Medieval Racing: Palio
Palio spend in different cities of Italy. But the most popular horse racing held in Siena. Although the holiday held in Ferrara, is considered the most ancient. Medieval Racing: Palio…

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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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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

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 it. Increase the level of confidence of the horse by performing simple desensitizing exercises with it.

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Start with the least scary object that you have – a tombura. 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

How smart is your horse?

Andrew McLean played a leading role in educating horse owners around the world, in particular, he tried to convey how horses think. This article appeared in 1995, but is still relevant today.

Over time, all animals developed certain behavioral mechanisms that ensure their survival in a particular environment. People, for example, have hands with opposable thumbs, the ability to walk on two legs and the brain, which is in many ways ahead of the brains of other animals, is able to understand and reason. Continue reading

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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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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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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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Clydesdal horse breed
The Clydesdale horse should not have a broad forehead, it has rather large nostrils, clear and intelligent eyes, large, mobile ears, a long, well-set neck. The back is short. Horses…

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