Castration of horses
Castration of stallions is a simple surgical procedure with little risk. Sperm are produced in the testes, mature and stored in the epididymis, from where they are excreted through the…

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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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Castration of a stallion
Castration of stallions is a simple surgical procedure with little risk. Sperm are produced in the testes, mature and stored in the epididymis, from where they are excreted through the…

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The pros and cons of field training

My stable is not too chic, but it is functional. I have big safe stalls for my horses, a nice wide ventilation aisle and two great saddle spots right next to the horse chest. Levada is large and well fortified. My husband made me some barriers. However, I do not have a comfortable riding platform with a fence and ground. Instead, I work on an open grass field.

This is not new to me – for about half of my rider career I did not have an arena. Continue reading

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…

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Horse problems: swimming
Bathing - a useful and enjoyable procedure - can give you a lot of unpleasant moments if the horse decided to resist for some reason. Can you bathe a horse…

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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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The creation of a thoroughbred horse
The creation of a thoroughbred horse (English) breed of horses began under King Charles II and is associated with large changes in the entire horse breeding. He was a passionate…

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