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…

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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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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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water at the river

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 you plan to swim. This factor is perhaps the most important from the point of view of safety while swimming with a horse. If you do not know what awaits you, then draw an injury and put the horse at risk. You should be aware of the peculiarities of the coast, the bottom (is there a pit under water, what is the bottom (silt, sand, stony), about the flow properties. Continue reading

Assignment to Shenkel. Rules and execution
The assignment to Shenkel is a side movement in two tracks, in which the horse has the opposite direction of movement. Concession to grams has gymnastic value for horses of…

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Cross-obstacles and their role in big-time sports.
If you ask the child what a computer is, he will answer that this is a gaming machine. If the same question is asked to the accountant, he will answer…

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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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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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