In this article, I want to share tips that will allow you to enjoy a safe swim with your horse.
1. Learn about the features of the reservoir in which you plan to swim. This factor is perhaps the most important from the point of view of safety when swimming with a horse. If you do not know what awaits you, then draw to get injured and put the horse at risk. You should know about the features of the shore, bottom (whether there are holes under water, what the bottom is (silt, sand, rocky), about the properties of the current. Continue reading
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 flee from danger than to fight it. Increase your horse’s confidence by performing simple, desensitizing exercises with it.
Start with the least scary object you have – with a chombur. Continue reading
Finding a good coval can be a difficult task. The best of them are worth their weight in gold. And if you’re lucky enough to find him, here’s what you can do to keep him (or her) on your team. Advice is provided by the sought after American chowler Scott Chandler.
Tip 1. Teach your horse to stand still while working.
Everyone forged wants the horse to behave calmly. Please raise a horse so that the forging does not have to do this. Scott sees that a large number of clients treat their sports horses as pets or as their “stress therapy” after work. Continue reading