Irish Draft Horse
The magnificent horse, "master of all trades", the Irish sledging for centuries carried out the most diverse tasks of the peasants of his land. Extreme versatility and marvelous appearance —…

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Going to swim with a horse, do not forget about safety!
In this article I want to share tips that will allow you to enjoy a safe swim with your horse. 1. Learn about the features of the reservoir in which…

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Pat Parelli: we teach the horse to enter the water
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…

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Remove the stiffness of the muscles in the girth

Leveraging the muscles in the girth area can cause discomfort to the horse and, consequently, affect the quality of the horse’s work. I want to tell you how to identify the relevant problem and solve it.

Your horse never had bad habits under the saddle, was responsive and determined to cooperate, but suddenly changed – started pressing her ears and backing up when you asked her to go forward? She refuses to rise at a gallop, and it is difficult to raise it with the right foot? She is not lame, but you see that something is wrong with her? What is going on? 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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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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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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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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