Calming a Nervous Horse (Another Approach)
Calming a Nervous Horse (Another Approach) A wonderful day, not a cloud in the sky, and you go for a horse ride. You have been planning it for quite some…

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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…

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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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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

We train a horse through narrow spaces

We train a horse through narrow spaces
The exercise I want to talk about will help you steer your horse through narrow spaces without moving. Horses are claustrophobic in nature and, when brought in or guided into a narrow space, they can start to panic. The “sending” exercise will become a convenient tool that will help your horse overcome the fear of narrow spaces, as well as other “creepy” objects. With this exercise, I teach horses to enter a horse carrier. Continue reading

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 flee from danger than to fight it. Increase your horse’s confidence by performing simple, desensitizing exercises with it.

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Horse Riding Rules
Due to the fact that the arena is a rectangle, they ride in it as if in a vicious circle. This leads to the fact that when moving in the…

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How to deal with a hot horse?
How to deal with a hot horse? A hot horse looks like an onion. She has so many layers that need to be explored before we can get to the…

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How to deal with a hot horse?
How to deal with a hot horse? A hot horse looks like an onion. She has so many layers that need to be explored before we can get to the…

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Dressage horses
The art of riding a horse in and out appeared immediately after a person realized that a horse can not only be harnessed, but also ride a horse. Different peoples…

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