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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Tennessee horse
If we look at the description of this breed, it will be said that the Tennessee Walking Horse was bred in Tennessee in the mid-1930s. A walking horse is a…

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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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Monthly Archives: April 2020

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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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Join Up (Join Up) - Let the Horse Catch Him!
Did your horse ever run away from you when you tried to catch it in levada? Have you ever lured her to something tasty? Does your horse try to leave…

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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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Negative reinforcement in horse training: pros and cons
Negative reinforcement in horse training: pros and cons The phrase “negative reinforcement” often causes misunderstanding. Yes, many people know this term, but hesitate to give it a clear definition. So,…

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Join Up (Join Up) - Let the Horse Catch Him!
Did your horse ever run away from you when you tried to catch it in levada? Have you ever lured her to something tasty? Does your horse try to leave…

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