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…

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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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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…

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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.

This is not new to me – for about half of my rider career I did not have an arena. Continue reading

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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Castration of horses
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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Cross Fit for Horses - Through Variety to Progress
Daily routine is addictive, monotony inhibits development, progress. Cross-training (or cross-fit) of a horse will help you step in the right direction. Not only that, he will not let the…

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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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