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…

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Work on the development of horse musculature
Work on the development of horse musculature The goal of changing the horse's postural reflexes is to help her move better. However, it is often forgotten from the first minutes…

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Thoroughbred horse breed description
It is known that England is the birthplace of a thoroughbred horse breed of horses. It was bred in the XVII-XVIII centuries. based on local and imported horse breeds. At…

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crew management

Calming a Nervous Horse (Another Approach)

Calming a Nervous Horse (Another Approach)
A wonderful day, not a cloud in the sky, and you go for a horse ride. You have been planning it for quite some time and are looking forward to meeting new places.

Unfortunately, your horse is worried. Even during the cleaning and saddle, she showed signs of nervousness, and now, when you sat down in the saddle, you can literally feel her anxiety through an occasion, by the way she fiercely gnaws iron, and with her whole body, because she begins to dance in place. It seems like you are sitting on a bomb about to explode. Continue reading

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, let’s start from the very beginning: negative reinforcement is a training tool in which painless pressure is applied until the horse responds in the desired way. When the horse answers, the pressure is relieved. Over time, the horse associates this particular reaction with a proper response. Continue reading

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 their athletes, whose task is to maximally advantageously present the natural abilities of their wards. Among the winners of the World Cup, champions of Europe, the world and the Olympic Games are not often found, the stallions-producers who won this competition clearly demonstrate their athletic inclinations, which they then successfully pass on to their children. Continue reading

Reportage: lessons from the senior rider of the Spanish Riding School
Creating harmony and expressiveness. Not every day riders have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the teaching methods transmitted from generation to generation by the masters of the Spanish…

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Tennessee horse
If we look at the description of this breed, it will be said that the Tennessee Walking Horse was bred in Tennessee in the mid-1930s. A walking horse is a…

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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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Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence Fright is a natural reaction of horses. They are animal victims with a developed flight instinct, and this means that they are more likely to…

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