Cross Fit for Horses - Through Variety to Progress
Daily routine is addictive, monotony inhibits development, progress. Cross-training (or cross-fit) of a horse will help you step in the right direction. Not only that, he will not let the…

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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…

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Horse hearing
You ride a horse, it suddenly gets scared, then freezes in place, raising its head high and turning its ears back and forth, like antennas. Your heart is pounding, you…

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Equestrian Driving

In recent years, experts have noted the complication of all sports disciplines that are characteristic of equestrian driving competitions. Tests for dressing, obstacles at a marathon and parkour are becoming more complicated. Much attention is paid to the welfare of horses during driving competitions, for which the maximum age of horses participating in competitions is increased, and the penalties for athletes who allow animal cruelty are increased.
An example of the complication of the competition program in driving in equestrian sports is the appearance of a gallop in training tests. Continue reading

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 gentle and intelligent animal, obedient and well-meaning. The gaits characteristic of the Tennessee pacer are congenital smooth amble, frisky amble and gallop.

Both amble are free four-stroke movements with a high extension of the front legs. When moving, the horse nods its head to the beat of the movement, and the hind legs step on the front tracks. Between themselves amblers differ in pace. Continue reading

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 as early as 1200 BC. e. These horses are extremely rare, on the verge of extinction, for a long time it was believed that they became extinct. In 1960, there were about fifty of them, due to the fact that they are scattered over a large area, it is difficult to talk about their thoroughbredness.
Even before the Romans built the first of their famous roads for marching armies, the Persians did their best to build wide and straight dirt roads (they were constantly kept in order for couriers with urgent messages and regularly visiting their provincial heads). Continue reading

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…

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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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The Pata Parelli Horse and Riding System
Recently, the topic of natural relations with the horse is becoming increasingly popular. There are many new names, schools and even shows. The name of Pat Parelli is one of…

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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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