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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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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Cross-fit for horses - through diversity to progress
Daily routine delays, monotony inhibits development, progress. A cross training (or cross-fit) of a horse will help you in the right direction. Not only will he not let the horse…

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Cross-obstacles and their role in big-time sports.

If you ask the child what a computer is, he will answer that this is a gaming machine. If the same question is asked to the accountant, he will answer that this is the place where the documentation is kept. Similar can be said about the obstacles in the form of crossed poles. Yes, they are used in children’s schools so that the horse does not take the child to the edge of the barrier. But why do top athletes use them for horses Grand Prix? In this article, we will reveal an unexpected for many training effect of cross-obstacles, which can influence both positively and negatively on the athletic performance of a horse. Continue reading

The crisis of the genre – how to regain confidence?

“It would be better if I knitted or went to cooking classes!” – who in our hearts did not say anything like that after an unsuccessful riding lesson. This reaction is quite natural – there are periods of failure for everyone, even professional athletes, so at such a moment it is important not to fall into despondency and follow the useful tips that we offer in this article.

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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

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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A few words about horse memory and approaches to training
“The horse is stupid, but memorable,” wrote James Phyllis. I do not agree with the thesis about horse stupidity: years of communication and interaction with this animal taught me to…

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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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Young horses: work on balance and rhythm
Preparation is everything! In order to develop a harmonious partnership with the horse, the rider must make sure that all his work is fully justified at every stage of training…

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