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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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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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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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 the past, even Arabs. Like most people in the south of Europe, Bretons used horses brought from the east by crusaders to cross with local animals of plebeian origin when breeding, and relatively recently began to add blood of English and some continental breeds – in the latter case not always with good results. Continue reading

We teach the horse to pass through narrow spaces.
The exercise I want to talk about will help you guide your horse to pass through narrow spaces without moving from its place. Horses are claustrophobic in nature and when…

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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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Horses and people
Understanding your horse’s personality, combined with your own temperament and skill level, will give you more chances of success in your daily workouts and riding. The purpose of my articles…

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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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