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…

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Ingrid Klimke about the start of work with foals
In the past, trainers often took horses to training, starting at the draw age. While the foal grew and developed, he was taught the basic rules, which subsequently greatly facilitated…

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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…

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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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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 1995, but is relevant to this day.

All animals eventually developed certain behavioral mechanisms that ensure their survival in a particular environment. People, for example, have hands with opposed thumbs, the ability to walk on two legs, and the brain, which is in many ways ahead of the brain of other animals, it is able to understand and reason. Continue reading

Save the horse from overwork!
Save the horse from overwork! You worked hard to get your horse in good shape by the start of the season and take part in several tournaments. At first, everything…

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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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World Dressage Championship
The 2018 World Dressage Championship among young horses is held annually in three age categories - 5, 6 and 7 years. In these competitions, horses are in the foreground, not…

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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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