Education issues: how to instill good manners in equine ... croup?
Horses with bad manners pose a threat to all those who are close to them, and even to themselves. But how to fix the situation? The advantage of a powerful…

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Castration of a stallion
Castration of stallions is a simple surgical procedure with little risk. Sperm are produced in the testes, mature and stored in the epididymis, from where they are excreted through the…

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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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Save the horse from overwork!

Save the horse from overwork!
You worked hard to get your horse in good shape by the start of the season and take part in several tournaments. At first, everything went well, but now you notice that the horse is not so retired under the saddle as before, it seems more irritable and less inclined to cooperate. Neither food nor walks bring her past pleasure. All these are signs of recycling.

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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 to the horse chest. Levada is large and well fortified. My husband made me some barriers. However, I do not have a comfortable riding platform with a fence and ground. Instead, I work on an open grass field.

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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…

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Analyze: added lynx
Lynx is a push-pull gait with a hanging phase. This is the most energy-efficient way of moving a horse to cover long distances. The legs of the diagonal pair should…

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We teach a horse to load a horse
Loading a horse into a horse carrier should not be reduced to a struggle, during which the horse reaches a state of panic, and you press on it until it…

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Character types: horses sensitive and too accommodating
Equal horses do not exist, and it is not only a matter of “external” characteristics (exterior, breed, gender). Of great importance is the fact that “inside”. In this article, I…

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