respect of your horse

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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We teach the horse to pass through narrow spaces.
The exercise I want to talk about will help you guide your horse to pass through narrow spaces without moving from its place. Horses are claustrophobic in nature and when…

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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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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

According to sources, it was in Ferrara that the first horse races took place in 1279, when the city council adopted a law approving the tradition of folk holidays and festivals that originated in 1259. Continue reading

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 main mistakes when jumping, which entails a lot of other shortcomings, is the wrong position of the leg. A loose leg is pulled back, and the rider flies out of the saddle as the horse lands. With a dangling shenkel, you not only irritate the horse, constantly shoving it on the sides, but also increase the risk of falling many times. Why the foot does not want to cuddle tightly? Continue reading

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 that the use of the mouthpiece requires the rider to be careful and sensitive in controlling the horse, because using it incorrectly can turn even a well-traveled horse into a dreadful ride. Continue reading

Horse breed tinker

Tinker, he is also an Irish cob, he is a gypsy cob, he is also an Irish worker, he is a gypsy sled team (not to be confused with an Irish sled team!) – a breed of amazing horses that has gained rapid popularity in the world in recent years, although more recently about these nothing was known to horses, and they did not exist in any reference book. 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.…

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Vladimir heavy-duty horse breed
The Vladimir breed was registered in 1946. It was created during the work of the Gavrilovo-Posad breeding horse breeding center. The Vladimir heavy breed was bred as a result of…

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Remove the stiffness of the muscles in the girth
Leveraging the muscles in the girth area can cause discomfort to the horse and, consequently, affect the quality of the horse’s work. I want to tell you how to identify…

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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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