We remove the enslavement of muscles in the girth area (sports massage)
Muscle tightening in the girth area can cause a horse discomfort and, therefore, affect the quality of the horse. I want to tell you how to identify the corresponding problem…

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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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Horse hearing
You ride a horse, it suddenly gets scared, then freezes in place, raising its head high and turning its ears back and forth, like antennas. Your heart is pounding, you…

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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 Riding School. My report was the result of the presence in the lessons of Andreas Hausberger, the senior rider of the School. The internship for the riders under his leadership was organized at the Pasmore Stables stable in Whitehall, Virginia. Continue reading

We teach a horse to upset

We teach a horse to upset
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where the ability of a horse to calmly and smoothly lay back was extremely necessary? At the same time, you asked the horse to step back, but instead of smoothly, without fuss, besieging, as you imagined, the horse acted as if you had forgotten to remove it from the parking brake: threw back your head and neck, raising them high in protest and the hooves seemed to just stick to the ground. Or maybe she didn’t go straight back, but moved somewhere at an angle of 90 degrees from where you were? Continue reading

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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The creation of a thoroughbred horse
The creation of a thoroughbred horse (English) breed of horses began under King Charles II and is associated with large changes in the entire horse breeding. He was a passionate…

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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.…

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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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