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 horse enters the water with pleasure. And if not?
“A water barrier can be one of the most frustrating and dangerous obstacles in your horse’s life,” says Pat Parelli.
Many horses are skeptical of crossing the water, unless of course this is not their usual occupation. Horses are true survival experts, and they are extremely susceptible to changes in their environment. Water can make even a confident horse doubt, because it is difficult for her to determine the depth. Continue reading
Safe system for fixing the horse in the pasture.
HOW TO CORRECTLY BELT A HORSE
1. General rule: eye level and arm length. A horse is tied at about the level of its eyes and the length of a person’s arm.
The rope (chambur) should not be too long so that the horse could not get tangled in it or step foot in.
3. Always tie the knob into the easy-to-open knot. Keep a knife nearby so that you can cut the rope at any time. Continue reading
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. First of all, this gives the owner of the foal more time to determine if the young horse has prospects as a producer stallion. Secondly, it allows you to lay down male characteristics, such as muscle structure, strength and character.
Often castration is used to solve organizational problems. Thus, the construction of equestrian infrastructure often implies the joint placement of young horses of both sexes. Continue reading