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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
Bathing – a useful and pleasant procedure – can give you a lot of unpleasant moments if the horse for some reason decided to resist.
Can you bathe your horse on the grass on a free tombour? Do you need a junction or even a closed room? Does the horse scare the hose?
You can acquaint the horse with a dip on a large lawn by holding it on a tombour. This is done by desensitization (the principle is the same as when training for a whip or rope). Continue reading
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 goes into the water with pleasure. And if not?
“A water hazard can be one of the most disappointing and dangerous obstacles in your horse’s life,” says Pat Parelli. Continue reading