The pros and cons of field training
My stable is not too chic, but it is functional. I have big safe stalls for my horses, a nice wide ventilation aisle and two great saddle spots right next…

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World Dressage Championship
The 2018 World Dressage Championship among young horses is held annually in three age categories - 5, 6 and 7 years. In these competitions, horses are in the foreground, not…

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World Dressage Championship
The 2018 World Dressage Championship among young horses is held annually in three age categories - 5, 6 and 7 years. In these competitions, horses are in the foreground, not…

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Three things a horse would like to tell you about

Three things a horse would like to tell you about
If you love horses and want to work and communicate with them, it is important to learn to understand them – not just know how to get them to do something, find out how they think and how they learn.

There are three fundamental things that our horses would like to tell us.

1. A horse is a victim animal. You are a predator

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Join Up (Join Up) – Let the Horse Catch Him!

Did your horse ever run away from you when you tried to catch it in levada? Have you ever lured her to something tasty? Does your horse try to leave you when you are leading it, trying to reach the grass when you don’t want it, and sometimes it seems to you that it is not “with you” at all?

Make the horse catch you, and this will fundamentally change your relationship. Imagine that now your horse is right for you, and not you are trying to catch it. Is it great? Undoubtedly! Continue reading

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 horse carrier without unnecessary “questions” and feel calm even in the atmosphere of competition? To do this, you need to gain trust from the horse.

Building trust can be an interesting and easy task – there are many things you can do to gain the trust of your horse, and your exercises will bring pleasure to both you and her. Continue reading

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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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How smart is your horse?
This article is transferable. Andrew McLean played a leading role in training horse owners around the world, in particular, he tried to convey how horses think. This article appeared in…

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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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Negative reinforcement in horse training: pros and cons
Negative reinforcement in horse training: pros and cons The phrase “negative reinforcement” often causes misunderstanding. Yes, many people know this term, but hesitate to give it a clear definition. So,…

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