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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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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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…

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Horse skeleton structure

The horse is one of the first wild animals tamed by man. For many millennia, it helps to survive on earth. And any person must know the internal structure and features of the skeleton of a horse.

The skeleton of a horse consists of 252 separate bones, which are connected to each other in a certain order. Each bone is covered on the outside with a dense leathery shell – the “periosteum.” The bone is penetrated by the blood vessels that feed it, while the nerves are concentrated in the periosteum. Continue reading

Pat Parelli: teaching a horse to enter the water
For many riders to ride bareback along the shore of a pond on a hot summer day is a very attractive prospect. An amazing, fabulous picture ... only if 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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How smart is your horse?
This article is transferable. Andrew McLean played a leading role in training horse owners around the world, in particular, he tried to convey how horses think. This article appeared in…

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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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