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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 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. 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 third category of equestrians who are not interested in the first and crammed the second. They want something original and memories from childhood come to the rescue, when we all went to the circus and saw with our own eyes how the animals, at the trainer’s command, performed a variety of elements. But we are not trainers …

Or is it not all lost for mere mortals? They say that the most difficult animals to learn are cats, and indeed any predators. We have to deal day-to-day with herbivores, who are not included in the category of “non-names”. Therefore, we will assume that the task of the cavalry who decided to train his pet in several circus tricks is an order of magnitude easier. It remains to find a specialist, therefore, in preparing this material, we turned for help to a famous trainer working with horses in a Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard – Elena Pavlovich. Her gray tertians go to the arena without any ammunition and, obeying the imperceptible commands of the master, perform a lot of complicated elements in freedom. We, the “kettles” in this matter, are far from such aerobatics, but, as Elena confessed, almost anyone who wishes, knowing the principle and having due patience, will be able to teach his horse basic tricks.

Introduction to KonEvedenie
ZM: Elena, please tell me what a person needs to know before starting to train his horse for tricks.
EP: First of all, you need to learn that animals cannot be trained as a human being. We must understand that they are completely different creatures, with different characters, with different concepts. And the talent of the trainer is just to lucidly explain to the animal what man wants from him. Never say: “I have a stupid horse!”. There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. If you are failing something, look for the problem in yourself, correct the way of explaining the element that you have chosen and the horse will understand you for sure! Any animal requires increased attention and the more you deal with it, the better. Start with a simple one: hold the horse by the leg, pat it on the withers, ask to “accept”, etc. First you need to give your horse to get used to you, and it doesn’t stop you from finding out your horse in a new way. The more time you allot for communication, the better the contact with the animal will be. Thanks to your patience and daily communication, your horse will understand you better. She will understand that you are the master and you need to listen.

After the horse begins to calmly react to your touch, try to lightly touch it with a whip, scratch, extinguish 1 – this will be useful in further work.

1. Tushirovka (French toucher – touch, touch). A method of influencing a trained animal is a light touch with the tip of a whip, used as a conditioned reflex command to perform certain specified actions. Remember, in one day nothing happens. “Freaked out”, frightened the horse, nothing will come of it. It is easier to learn right away than to correct your own mistakes, and in addition to deal with the fright, which in a horse that has “victim” status in nature, that is, is not a predator, takes root very quickly. But on the contrary, when a horse learns to trust you, it will be happy to accept more and more new tasks.

ZM: And where is the best place to train and what teams are needed?
EP: It is best to train in a small enclosed area – in the levada or in the arena. So the horse will have less opportunity to run away and this will help to prevent injuries and any unforeseen situations. Moreover, it is better not to engage on the cord, but immediately free. The horse will run away once, twice, but then it will still work, you give it a treat. So graduThere 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 third category of equestrians who are not interested in the first and crammed the second. They want something original and memories from childhood come to the rescue, when we all went to the circus and saw with our own eyes how the animals, at the trainer’s command, performed a variety of elements. But we are not trainers …

Or is it not all lost for mere mortals? They say that the most difficult animals to learn are cats, and indeed any predators. We have to deal day-to-day with herbivores, who are not included in the category of “non-names”. Therefore, we will assume that the task of the cavalry who decided to train his pet in several circus tricks is an order of magnitude easier. It remains to find a specialist, therefore, in preparing this material, we turned for help to a famous trainer working with horses in a Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard – Elena Pavlovich. Her gray tertians go to the arena without any ammunition and, obeying the imperceptible commands of the master, perform a lot of complicated elements in freedom. We, the “kettles” in this matter, are far from such aerobatics, but, as Elena confessed, almost anyone who wishes, knowing the principle and having due patience, will be able to teach his horse basic tricks.

Introduction to KonEvedenie
ZM: Elena, please tell me what a person needs to know before starting to train his horse for tricks.
EP: First of all, you need to learn that animals cannot be trained as a human being. We must understand that they are completely different creatures, with different characters, with different concepts. And the talent of the trainer is just to lucidly explain to the animal what man wants from him. Never say: “I have a stupid horse!”. There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. If you are failing something, look for the problem in yourself, correct the way of explaining the element that you have chosen and the horse will understand you for sure! Any animal requires increased attention and the more you deal with it, the better. Start with a simple one: hold the horse by the leg, pat it on the withers, ask to “accept”, etc. First you need to give your horse to get used to you, and it doesn’t stop you from finding out your horse in a new way. The more time you allot for communication, the better the contact with the animal will be. Thanks to your patience and daily communication, your horse will understand you better. She will understand that you are the master and you need to listen.

After the horse begins to calmly react to your touch, try to lightly touch it with a whip, scratch, extinguish 1 – this will be useful in further work.

1. Tushirovka (French toucher – touch, touch). A method of influencing a trained animal is a light touch with the tip of a whip, used as a conditioned reflex command to perform certain specified actions. Remember, in one day nothing happens. “Freaked out”, frightened the horse, nothing will come of it. It is easier to learn right away than to correct your own mistakes, and in addition to deal with the fright, which in a horse that has “victim” status in nature, that is, is not a predator, takes root very quickly. But on the contrary, when a horse learns to trust you, it will be happy to accept more and more new tasks.

ZM: And where is the best place to train and what teams are needed?
EP: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 third category of equestrians who are not interested in the first and crammed the second. They want something original and memories from childhood come to the rescue, when we all went to the circus and saw with our own eyes how the animals, at the trainer’s command, performed a variety of elements. But we are not trainers …

Or is it not all lost for mere mortals? They say that the most difficult animals to learn are cats, and indeed any predators. We have to deal day-to-day with herbivores, who are not included in the category of “non-names”. Therefore, we will assume that the task of the cavalry who decided to train his pet in several circus tricks is an order of magnitude easier. It remains to find a specialist, therefore, in preparing this material, we turned for help to a famous trainer working with horses in a Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard – Elena Pavlovich. Her gray tertians go to the arena without any ammunition and, obeying the imperceptible commands of the master, perform a lot of complicated elements in freedom. We, the “kettles” in this matter, are far from such aerobatics, but, as Elena confessed, almost anyone who wishes, knowing the principle and having due patience, will be able to teach his horse basic tricks.

Introduction to KonEvedenie
ZM: Elena, please tell me what a person needs to know before starting to train his horse for tricks.
EP: First of all, you need to learn that animals cannot be trained as a human being. We must understand that they are completely different creatures, with different characters, with different concepts. And the talent of the trainer is just to lucidly explain to the animal what man wants from him. Never say: “I have a stupid horse!”. There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. If you are failing something, look for the problem in yourself, correct the way of explaining the element that you have chosen and the horse will understand you for sure! Any animal requires increased attention and the more you deal with it, the better. Start with a simple one: hold the horse by the leg, pat it on the withers, ask to “accept”, etc. First you need to give your horse to get used to you, and it doesn’t stop you from finding out your horse in a new way. The more time you allot for communication, the better the contact with the animal will be. Thanks to your patience and daily communication, your horse will understand you better. She will understand that you are the master and you need to listen.

After the horse begins to calmly react to your touch, try to lightly touch it with a whip, scratch, extinguish 1 – this will be useful in further work.

1. Tushirovka (French toucher – touch, touch). A method of influencing a trained animal is a light touch with the tip of a whip, used as a conditioned reflex command to perform certain specified actions. Remember, in one day nothing happens. “Freaked out”, frightened the horse, nothing will come of it. It is easier to learn right away than to correct your own mistakes, and in addition to deal with the fright, which in a horse that has “victim” status in nature, that is, is not a predator, takes root very quickly. But on the contrary, when a horse learns to trust you, it will be happy to accept more and more new tasks.

ZM: And where is the best place to train and what teams are needed?
EP: It is best to train in a small enclosed area – in the levada or in the arena. So the horse will have less opportunity to run away and this will help to prevent injuries and any unforeseen situations. Moreover, it is better not to engage on the cord, but immediately free. The horse will run away once, twice, but then it will still work, you give it a treat. So gradually you will make contact with your pet, the horse will understand that from you and only from you she gets goodies all the time. The main thing is not to demand anything from your pet in the stallion! The dog is a house where you can only iron and feed. The commands you choose to learn should be pronounced clearly and consist of one, maximum two words. In addition, they should not be like each other. Because the horse does not understand the word, it remembers the sounds and actions that are accompanied by these sounds (therefore, for each action the team must be the same every time); then she gets a treat. If you teach a horse to run on the word “stop” and stop at the word “lynx”, it will be so; she gets used to a certain set of sounds supported by a delicacy. This is how the conditioned reflex described by Pavlov looks like in action, and it is on this that all the training is based. It is best to train in a small enclosed area – in the levada or in the arena. So the horse will have less opportunity to run away and this will help to prevent injuries and any unforeseen situations. Moreover, it is better not to engage on the cord, but immediately free. The horse will run away once, twice, but then it will still work, you give it a treat. So gradually you will make contact with your pet, the horse will understand that from you and only from you she gets goodies all the time. The main thing is not to demand anything from your pet in the stallion! The dog is a house where you can only iron and feed. The commands you choose to learn should be pronounced clearly and consist of one, maximum two words. In addition, they should not be like each other. Because the horse does not understand the word, it remembers the sounds and actions that are accompanied by these sounds (therefore, for each action the team must be the same every time); then she gets a treat. If you teach a horse to run on the word “stop” and stop at the word “lynx”, it will be so; she gets used to a certain set of sounds supported by a delicacy. This is how the conditioned reflex described by Pavlov looks like in action, and it is on this that all the training is based.ally you will make contact with your pet, the horse will understand that from you and only from you she gets goodies all the time. The main thing is not to demand anything from your pet in the stallion! The dog is a house where you can only iron and feed. The commands you choose to learn should be pronounced clearly and consist of one, maximum two words. In addition, they should not be like each other. Because the horse does not understand the word, it remembers the sounds and actions that are accompanied by these sounds (therefore, for each action the team must be the same every time); then she gets a treat. If you teach a horse to run on the word “stop” and stop at the word “lynx”, it will be so; she gets used to a certain set of sounds supported by a delicacy. This is how the conditioned reflex described by Pavlov looks like in action, and it is on this that all the training is based. Try to team, praise and your week…ird category of equestrians who are not interested in the first and crammed the second. They want something original and memories from childhood come to the rescue, when we all went to the circus and saw with our own eyes how the animals, at the trainer’s command, performed a variety of elements. But we are not trainers …

Or is it not all lost for mere mortals? They say that the most difficult animals to learn are cats, and indeed any predators. We have to deal day-to-day with herbivores, who are not included in the category of “non-names”. Therefore, we will assume that the task of the cavalry who decided to train his pet in several circus tricks is an order of magnitude easier. It remains to find a specialist, therefore, in preparing this material, we turned for help to a famous trainer working with horses in a Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard – Elena Pavlovich. Her gray tertians go to the arena without any ammunition and, obeying the imperceptible commands of the master, perform a lot of complicated elements in freedom. We, the “kettles” in this matter, are far from such aerobatics, but, as Elena confessed, almost anyone who wishes, knowing the principle and having due patience, will be able to teach his horse basic tricks.

Introduction to KonEvedenie
ZM: Elena, please tell me what a person needs to know before starting to train his horse for tricks.
EP: First of all, you need to learn that animals cannot be trained as a human being. We must understand that they are completely different creatures, with different characters, with different concepts. And the talent of the trainer is just to lucidly explain to the animal what man wants from him. Never say: “I have a stupid horse!”. There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. If you are failing something, look for the problem in yourself, correct the way of explaining the element that you have chosen and the horse will understand you for sure! Any animal requires increased attention and the more you deal with it, the better. Start with a simple one: hold the horse by the leg, pat it on the withers, ask to “accept”, etc. First you need to give your horse to get used to you, and it doesn’t stop you from finding out your horse in a new way. The more time you allot for communication, the better the contact with the animal will be. Thanks to your patience and daily communication, your horse will understand you better. She will understand that you are the master and you need to listen.

After the horse begins to calmly react to your touch, try to lightly touch it with a whip, scratch, extinguish 1 – this will be useful in further work.

1. TushThere 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 third category of equestrians who are not interested in the first and crammed the second. They want something original and memories from childhood come to the rescue, when we all went to the circus and saw with our own eyes how the animals, at the trainer’s command, performed a variety of elements. But we are not trainers …

Or is it not all lost for mere mortals? They say that the most difficult animals to learn are cats, and indeed any predators. We have to deal day-to-day with herbivores, who are not included in the category of “non-names”. Therefore, we will assume that the task of the cavalry who decided to train his pet in several circus tricks is an order of magnitude easier. It remains to find a specialist, therefore, in preparing this material, we turned for help to a famous trainer working with horses in a Moscow circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard – Elena Pavlovich. Her gray tertians go to the arena without any ammunition and, obeying the imperceptible commands of the master, perform a lot of complicated elements in freedom. We, the “kettles” in this matter, are far from such aerobatics, but, as Elena confessed, almost anyone who wishes, knowing the principle and having due patience, will be able to teach his horse basic tricks.

Introduction to KonEvedenie
ZM: Elena, please tell me what a person needs to know before starting to train his horse for tricks.
EP: First of all, you need to learn that animals cannot be trained as a human being. We must understand that they are completely different creatures, with different characters, with different concepts. And the talent of the trainer is just to lucidly explain to the animal what man wants from him. Never say: “I have a stupid horse!”. There are no inept horses; there are stupid trainers. If you are failing something, look for the problem in yourself, correct the way of explaining the element that you have chosen and the horse will understand you for sure! Any animal requires increased attention and the more you deal with it, the better. Start with a simple one: hold the horse by the leg, pat it on the withers, ask to “accept”, etc. First you need to give your horse to get used to you, and it doesn’t stop you from finding out your horse in a new way. The more time you allot for communication, the better the contact with the animal will be. Thanks to your patience and daily communication, your horse will understand you better. She will understand that you are the master and you need to listen.

After the horse begins to calmly react to your touch, try to lightly touch it with a whip, scratch, extinguish 1 – this will be useful in further work.

1. Tushirovka (French toucher – touch, touch). A method of influencing a trained animal is a light touch with the tip of a whip, used as a conditioned reflex command to perform certain specified actions. Remember, in one day nothing happens. “Freaked out”, frightened the horse, nothing will come of it. It is easier to learn right away than to correct your own mistakes, and in addition to deal with the fright, which in a horse that has “victim” status in nature, that is, is not a predator, takes root very quickly. But on the contrary, when a horse learns to trust you, it will be happy to accept more and more new tasks.

ZM: And where is the best place to train and what teams are needed?
EP: It is best to train in a small enclosed area – in the levada or in the arena. So the horse will have less opportunity to run away and this will help to prevent injuries and any unforeseen situations. Moreover, it is better not to engage on the cord, but immediately free. The horse will run away once, twice, but then it will still work, you give it a treat. So gradually you will make contact with your pet, the horse will understand that from you and only from you she gets goodies all the time. The main thing is not to demand anything from your pet in the stallion! The dog is a house where you can only iron and feed. The commands you choose to learn should be pronounced clearly and consist of one, maximum two words. In addition, they should not be like each other. Because the horse does not understand the word, it remembers the sounds and actions that are accompanied by these sounds (therefore, for each action the team must be the same every time); then she gets a treat. If you teach a horse to run on the word “stop” and stop at the word “lynx”, it will be so; she gets used to a certain set of sounds supported by a delicacy. This is how the conditioned reflex described by Pavlov looks like in action, and it is on this that all the training is based. Try to team, praise and your week…irovka (French toucher – touch, touch). A method of influencing a trained animal is a light touch with the tip of a whip, used as a conditioned reflex command to perform certain specified actions. Remember, in one day nothing happens. “Freaked out”, frightened the horse, nothing will come of it. It is easier to learn right away than to correct your own mistakes, and in addition to deal with the fright, which in a horse that has “victim” status in nature, that is, is not a predator, takes root very quickly. But on the contrary, when a horse learns to trust you, it will be happy to accept more and more new tasks.

ZM: And where is the best place to train and what teams are needed?
EP: It is best to train in a small enclosed area – in the levada or in the arena. So the horse will have less opportunity to run away and this will help to prevent injuries and any unforeseen situations. Moreover, it is better not to engage on the cord, but immediately free. The horse will run away once, twice, but then it will still work, you give it a treat. So gradually you will make contact with your pet, the horse will understand that from you and only from you she gets goodies all the time. The main thing is not to demand anything from your pet in the stallion! The dog is a house where you can only iron and feed. The commands you choose to learn should be pronounced clearly and consist of one, maximum two words. In addition, they should not be like each other. Because the horse does not understand the word, it remembers the sounds and actions that are accompanied by these sounds (therefore, for each action the team must be the same every time); then she gets a treat. If you teach a horse to run on the word “stop” and stop at the word “lynx”, it will be so; she gets used to a certain set of sounds supported by a delicacy. This is how the conditioned reflex described by Pavlov looks like in action, and it is on this that all the training is based. Try to team, praise and your week…

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