Work with a horse in hand. Distance learning
Work in the hands is a necessary component of the dressage of any horse, usually little known and undeservedly ignored, although it is very useful and is one of the…

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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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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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theory of the appearance

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 — such characteristics evolved in the breed, which was designed to satisfy the demand for horses capable of pulling the plow, transporting farmers and the fruits of their labors, and accompanying people to hunt. Thanks to his athletic data, this is the only draft horse that can rightly be called a wonderful jumper. His world fame is a gift of fate: mares, crossed with an English horse, give birth to an Irish hunter – an excellent hunting horse and an excellent jumper. Continue reading

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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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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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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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.…

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