Arden horse breed
The Arden horse is the oldest breed of all European heavy horses. These are one of the most beautiful heavy-tailed horses: they are versatile and undemanding both to the content…

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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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Work with a horse in hand. Distance learning
Work in the hands is a necessary component of the dressage of any horse, usually little known and undeservedly ignored, although it is very useful and is one of the…

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Monthly Archives: May 2019

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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 show mediocre results. Upas a lot of trotting horses, showing 29-30 seconds, 400 m or race with the result faster 30 seconds. at 500 m, but the records of horses at a distance of more than 1000 m are in the majority significantly inferior to representatives of Western European and American horse breeding.

It is enough to analyze the course of the races of Garnier, Run, Zadorny, Anilin in the Grand Washington Prize, as well as a number of trotting horses in international prizes in France, Sweden, Holland, to make sure that “they gave up victories or prizes right before the finish. Mm did not have enough stamina or “stamina” in maintaining high speed at a distance. Continue reading

Work with a horse in hand. Distance learning

Work in the hands is a necessary component of the dressage of any horse, usually little known and undeservedly ignored, although it is very useful and is one of the best teaching methods. This technique, as an important component, has been included in all classical dressage schools since the 18th century, but then unnecessarily faded into the background Perfectly complementing training under the saddle, working in your hands allows you to gently and calmly learn new elements for the horse. In this case, the horse learns new exercises, not being overstimulated and not tired, since it is not overloaded with the rider’s weight. Continue reading

Assignment to Shenkel. Rules and execution

The assignment to Shenkel is a side movement in two tracks, in which the horse has the opposite direction of movement.
Concession to grams has gymnastic value for horses of all specializations, and is also one of the basic exercises included in many rides of light and middle classes.

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Irish Draft Horse
The magnificent horse, "master of all trades", the Irish sledging for centuries carried out the most diverse tasks of the peasants of his land. Extreme versatility and marvelous appearance —…

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Australian heavy truck
Australian Draft - the result of more than a century of breeding heavy work horses. Since 1979, there is officially the Society of the Tribal Book of Australian Draft Transport.…

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The best you can give a horse is CONFIDENCE
So what can you give your horse? Apples? Carrot? Sugar? Not really. The best you can give a horse is CONFIDENCE. Regardless of what kind of work the horse does,…

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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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