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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Activate your horse's “engine”
Activate your horse's “engine” Many coaches say that the horse's back should be "active." But what is this "activity" and how to achieve it? What activity can be considered correct,…

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Breton Draft horse breed
The short-legged, chunky Breton is surprisingly active, for a heavyweight he has an unusually fast trot, which shows the presence of blood from Norfolk roadsters and, if you dig in…

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brains work differently

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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. Continue reading

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 horse to help it maintain the mobility and flexibility needed to achieve maximum productivity. Horses are masters of adaptation and compensation. If something does not move in the full range, other parts are connected and adapt in their own way to compensate. This small adaptation can turn into a cascade of adjustments until the horse can no longer compensate. At this point, pain and lameness are reminiscent of their existence, and there is a need to call the vet. Continue reading

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

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Pinzha horse
Pinzgauer horse (Pinzgauer), it’s the same (more common name) —Norikiy horse, it’s also Noriker (Noriker), derived from the roman horses of heavy horses. At the beginning of our era, the…

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Soothe the nervous horse
Great day, there is not a cloud in the sky, and you are going for a horse ride. You have planned it for quite a while and are looking forward…

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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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Bityug Russian breed of heavy horses
History of the origin of the Butyug breed: Being a descendant of large heavy breed stallions exported to Russia: Clydesdall, Brabant, as well as local working horses. She was famous…

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