respect of your horse

Bois de Breed
The Bois de Boulogne is one of the most elegant heavy horses, dating from the times of ancient Rome, although this breed was officially recognized only in the 17th century.…

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Elimination of rider's mistakes when jumping
Many equestrians have problems landing when jumping. Most often, such questions arise for beginners riding relatively recently. This article contains the most common mistakes riders in jumping. One of the…

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Breton Draft horse breed
The short-legged, chunky Breton is surprisingly active, for a heavyweight he has an unusually fast trot, which shows the presence of blood from Norfolk roadsters and, if you dig in…

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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 about doing something, and also they don’t care much what the rider does on their backs. Therefore, these horses often get beginners. Because of this, many inexperienced riders want to quickly transfer to a hot, playful, excitable horse. It is believed that riding a lazy horse is easier. Sometimes you can even notice how people choose the most temperamental horse they can get, believing that it makes them look like experienced riders. 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 little later, the desires begin to differ. Someone attracts a sports Olympus and victories in major world tournaments, someone leaves for himself riding as a hobby – once a week, an hour walk through the woods. There is a thThere 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. Continue reading

What is in katstsung mine?

The rider takes the horse to “drive” it on the cord. On her head is a snappy headband. Carabiner cords cling to the inner ring of the snaffle (often making a loop around the opposite), and the horse begins to move in a circle. The picture is familiar and familiar to each rider. Therefore, in 99 cases out of 100, no one will even think that the bridle is not the best device for working on the cord, and mankind has invented a much more convenient ammunition for this purpose – kaptsung. Continue reading

Three horse dressage tips

Tips that I will give and explain below are very simple, but at the same time they answer very important practical questions and allow you to solve very important practical problems that happen often and worry a great number of equestrians literally across the globe.
There is nothing new in these councils: they have been tested by practice for a long time and in one form or another they are often found in good specialized literature, however … not always sufficiently generalized and outlined, not always understood correctly enough and … not always sufficiently applied in practice . Continue reading

How to improve the flexibility of your horse.

A horse’s help in supporting flexibility does not only consist of performing several stretch marks before boarding a saddle. You can do many things in the daily care of a horse to help it maintain the mobility and flexibility needed to achieve maximum productivity. Horses are masters of adaptation and compensation. If something does not move in the full range, other parts are connected and adapt in their own way to compensate. This small adaptation can turn into a cascade of adjustments until the horse can no longer compensate. At this point, pain and lameness are reminiscent of their existence, and there is a need to call the vet. Continue reading

Endurance and ways to increase it
Very often on the tracks of hippodromes it is possible to see how horses, quite briskly passing the first half of the distance, at the end of it “pass” and…

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Everything a horseman needs to know about a mouthpiece
The mouthpiece is called one-piece udil with side cheeks and a second-hand (mouthpiece) chain that exerts more pressure on the horse's mouth than a regular snaffle. It should be noted…

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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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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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