Endurance and ways to increase it
Very often on the tracks of hippodromes it is possible to see how horses, quite briskly passing the first half of the distance, at the end of it “pass” and…

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Vladimir heavy-duty horse breed
The Vladimir breed was registered in 1946. It was created during the work of the Gavrilovo-Posad breeding horse breeding center. The Vladimir heavy breed was bred as a result of…

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Brabancon (Belgian heavy horse breed)
The Brabancon breed, representing an intermediate type between the Flemish and Arden horses, turned out to be the most up-to-date for the work horses in the countries with developed industry,…

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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

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 tactics that horses use to gain respect from each other.

“You seek respect from a horse by moving its legs forward, back, left and right, and always rewarding the slightest attempt to respond correctly,” says Clinton Anderson, a trainer who does not need to be introduced. Continue reading

Bridle play

All my horses are drawn to the bridle when I saddle them. The way a horse takes a bridle and snaffle can tell a lot about its attitude to work. The mouth is the most sensitive place of a horse, so exposure to it allows us to communicate with it at the most subtle level. When I saddle horses, I always pay attention to how they agree to take the bridle. If the horse is embarrassed, I ask myself: what could the horse be offended at the last training session? Is there any source of physical discomfort? Continue reading

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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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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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…

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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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