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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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…

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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…

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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 – from the green horse to the big-horse, serving at international tournaments. Constantly strengthening the foundation and making sure that the horse easily understands the rider’s controls, without a doubt, fear or tension, the rider helps the horse to strengthen his confidence, confidence in himself and him. We need to know for sure that our great-bred horse will always be able to understand us and respond easily and subtly. Continue reading

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 start of work under the saddle. Nowadays, most prefer to buy three and four year old already hackneyed horses. At the same time, the buyer often has no idea what happened to this horse before the purchase, as she worked at a young age before the ride. Taking care of a young horse, you will learn not only how to feed and care for her, but also how to approach her training in the future. Continue reading

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 get bored and reduce the risk of injury due to constantly repeated exercises. He will contribute to the full development of the horse’s body.

Studies have shown that the emancipation of a horse and the improvement of its physical fitness are directly related to the diversity of its training, changes in types of activity. Cross training should not be difficult or time consuming, but should be consistent – only then can you take advantage of it. Continue reading

12 habits of a good rider
When horsemen think about “habits,” they usually think of bad ones, such as looking down during training. But there are many good habits that will help you become a professional.…

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Point of view: jumping a horse with Clinton Anderson
Using this exercise, you will teach your horse to confidently overcome obstacles, both natural and man-made. Give your horse a goal - it will make training more exciting and interesting…

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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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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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