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…

Continue reading →

Dressage horses
The art of riding a horse in and out appeared immediately after a person realized that a horse can not only be harnessed, but also ride a horse. Different peoples…

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…

Continue reading →

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

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…

...

When to castrate
The testicles of a normal stallion descend from the abdomen into the scrotum during birth. Castration can be performed immediately after birth, but usually with this time for several reasons.…

...

Protein in a horse's diet
Protein in a horse's diet After water, protein is the most common substance in the horse's body, from the brain to the hooves. Protein is not only muscle mass. These…

...

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…

...