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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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…

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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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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 and to feeding, they have a lively temperament and high mobility, they are extremely hardy and easily adapt to mountain conditions. Continue reading

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 heavy draft. They have a medium-sized head with a wide forehead and small pointed ears, expressive eyes of characteristic amber color, short, well-set neck, rather short body, strong back, strong legs with small, neat hooves. Continue reading

Earn the respect of your horse
Respect for the horse can not be achieved "automatically", it does not come from nowhere. It must be earned. The best way to do this is to use the same…

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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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Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
Fright is a natural reaction of horses. They are animal victims with a developed flight instinct, and this means that they will rather run away from danger than fight with…

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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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