Reportage: lessons from the senior rider of the Spanish Riding School
Creating harmony and expressiveness. Not every day riders have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the teaching methods transmitted from generation to generation by the masters of the Spanish…

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Desensitization: Give the Horse Confidence
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…

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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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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 would like to talk about two types of equine characters and how to combine knowledge of them with a choice of training methods. My review is by no means comprehensive, but quite clearly reflects the main points.

Too obedient horse

Horses of this type are characterized by a great desire to work and a high degree of ambition, which is sometimes falsely interpreted as nervousness. They want and love to learn and cater to the rider, often anticipate his actions (they respond before the rider completes the signal or message, making mistakes as a result). Horses of this type can be very difficult to make relax, often due to the inappropriate reaction of the riders to their expectations. Continue reading

Former “galloping”: what to look for when buying?

Former racehorse: huge heart, hard work, athleticism, amazing sensitivity … and, possibly, many physical problems. Are you able to identify the problems so often encountered by these excellent athletes? A sports career can seriously affect the body, which can be confirmed by every serious athlete. Injuries and injuries will appear throughout a sports career, regardless of its success. They are the inevitable consequences of the body on the verge of its speed, power capabilities and general endurance. At times, the body simply can not withstand the pressure … Continue reading

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 stops responding to pressure at all.

Before you think about accustoming a horse to the procedure of loading into a horse carrier, you will need to show her that walking next to you is safe, easy and enjoyable. The task of the horse is to keep his head next to you. Continue reading

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Caspian horse
The Caspian breed is very ancient, possibly the oldest breed in Asia. The Caspian (or Mazenderan) horse, probably the oldest in Asia, is found on the frescoes of the Persians…

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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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Work on the development of horse musculature
Work on the development of horse musculature The goal of changing the horse's postural reflexes is to help her move better. However, it is often forgotten from the first minutes…

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How to stir a lazy horse?
Riding a horse that refuses to move forward is like riding a Ferrari without a gas pedal. A sight that is pleasing to the eye, but an occupation is useless.…

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