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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Point of view: horse jumping with Clinton Anderson
Using this exercise, you will teach your horse how to confidently overcome obstacles, both natural and human. Give your horse a goal - this will make training more fun and…

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Work on reins: theory and practice
Reins work is an excellent training technique to support saddle work, useful for both the horse and her trainer. I have repeatedly noticed that horses love this type of work,…

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current in the river

We analyze: work on the cord (lynx) and the improvement of the top line of the horse

Cord work is a great way to improve the horse’s top line. Without the burden of the rider’s weight, the horse can easily find a rhythmic, relaxed and balanced way of moving. The circle naturally encourages a deeper step toward the horse’s center of gravity with the inner hind leg, causing a cyclic action of the muscle ring. But the effectiveness of the cord work, of course, depends on the skills of the cord, who works with the horse. Allowing a horse to rush with a reverse order, littered with a nape, a fallen shoulder or backside is a futile and often also harmful exercise for the horse. Continue reading

Going to a race with a horse, do not forget about safety!

In this article, I want to share tips that will allow you to enjoy a safe swim with your horse.

1. Learn about the features of the reservoir in which you plan to swim. This factor is perhaps the most important from the point of view of safety when swimming with a horse. If you do not know what awaits you, then draw to get injured and put the horse at risk. You should know about the features of the shore, bottom (whether there are holes under water, what the bottom is (silt, sand, rocky), about the properties of the current. Continue reading

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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We remove the enslavement of muscles in the girth area (sports massage)
Muscle tightening in the girth area can cause a horse discomfort and, therefore, affect the quality of the horse. I want to tell you how to identify the corresponding problem…

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How to tie a horse
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…

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Sometimes after lying surgery
To minimize hair loss, skin damage and reduce the chances of erasing the base of the tail, you need to clean your hind legs and the area under the horse’s…

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