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…

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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.…

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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

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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Pat Parelli: we teach the horse to enter the water
For many riders, rushing without saddle along the shore of a reservoir on a hot summer day is a very tempting prospect. Amazing, fabulous picture ... only if the horse…

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Ingrid Klimke on starting work with foals
In the past, coaches often took horses into training, starting with the foal. While the foal grew and developed, he was taught the basic rules, which subsequently greatly facilitated the…

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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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