Point of view: horse jumping with Clinton Anderson
Using this exercise, you will teach your horse how to confidently overcome obstacles, both natural and human. Give your horse a goal - this will make training more fun and…

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Learning to understand horses
According to psychologists, the bulk of communication problems arise due to misunderstanding. Communication with horses is no exception. Only, if in the case of people it usually leads to a…

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Moving to trust through horse games
Do you want your horse to become reliable and safe? So that she would agree to walk along bridges and narrow paths with you, cross streams and ditches, enter a…

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Character types: horses sensitive and too accommodating

Equal horses do not exist, and it is not only a matter of “external” characteristics (exterior, breed, gender). Of great importance is the fact that “inside”. In this article, I would like to talk about two types of equine characters and how to combine knowledge of them with a choice of training methods. My review is by no means comprehensive, but quite clearly reflects the main points.

Too obedient horse

Horses of this type are characterized by a great desire to work and a high degree of ambition, which is sometimes falsely interpreted as nervousness. They want and love to learn and cater to the rider, often anticipate his actions (they respond before the rider completes the signal or message, making mistakes as a result). Horses of this type can be very difficult to make relax, often due to the inappropriate reaction of the riders to their expectations. Continue reading

We teach a horse to load a horse

Loading a horse into a horse carrier should not be reduced to a struggle, during which the horse reaches a state of panic, and you press on it until it stops responding to pressure at all.

Before you think about accustoming a horse to the procedure of loading into a horse carrier, you will need to show her that walking next to you is safe, easy and enjoyable. The task of the horse is to keep his head next to you. Continue reading

We analyze: work on the cord (lynx) and the improvement of the top line of the horse

Cord work is a great way to improve the horse’s top line. Without the burden of the rider’s weight, the horse can easily find a rhythmic, relaxed and balanced way of moving. The circle naturally encourages a deeper step toward the horse’s center of gravity with the inner hind leg, causing a cyclic action of the muscle ring. But the effectiveness of the cord work, of course, depends on the skills of the cord, who works with the horse. Allowing a horse to rush with a reverse order, littered with a nape, a fallen shoulder or backside is a futile and often also harmful exercise for the horse. Continue reading

Learning to understand horses
According to psychologists, the bulk of communication problems arise due to misunderstanding. Communication with horses is no exception. Only, if in the case of people it usually leads to a…

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Horse skeleton structure
The horse is one of the first wild animals tamed by man. For many millennia, it helps to survive on earth. And any person must know the internal structure and…

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Horse Feeding Diet
One of the main conditions for rational horse breeding is feeding horses a ration. The animal’s body consists of various organic, mineral substances and water. It can replenish the substances…

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How to tie a horse
Safe system for fixing the horse in the pasture. HOW TO CORRECTLY BELT A HORSE 1. General rule: eye level and arm length. A horse is tied at about the…

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