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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What is in katstsung mine?
The rider takes the horse to "drive" it on the cord. On her head is a snappy headband. Carabiner cords cling to the inner ring of the snaffle (often making…

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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…

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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

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 think differently. Of course, like other living creatures, the intellect of horses individually varies depending on a variety of factors (including breed, gender, age and life experience of a particular horse). But, as for memory, you can’t argue with Phyllis. Once having learned something, especially at a young age, a horse remembers this for a lifetime. In the same way, horses remember both people and kinsmen with whom they once were together – not only numerous life stories testify to this, but also modern research by scholars of ethologists. Continue reading

We teach the horse to be upset

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where the ability of a horse to calmly and smoothly set back a horse was extremely necessary? At the same time you asked the horse to step back, but instead of smoothly, without any fuss, besiege the horse, as you imagined, the horse behaved as if you forgot to remove it from the parking brake: she threw back her head and neck, raising them high in protest , and the hoof seemed just stuck to the ground. Or maybe she didn’t go straight back, but moved somewhere at a 90 degree angle from where you were? Continue reading

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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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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Elimination of rider's mistakes when jumping
Many equestrians have problems landing when jumping. Most often, such questions arise for beginners riding relatively recently. This article contains the most common mistakes riders in jumping. One of the…

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Seven secrets of horse care
You have probably noticed that the result of the horse cleaning procedure comes down to the fact that the cleaner your horse becomes, the more dirty you become. There is…

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