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 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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Horse Feeding Diet
One of the main conditions for rational horse breeding is feeding horses a ration. The animal’s body consists of various organic, mineral substances and water. It can replenish the substances…

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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 are tensing to hear what it is listening to, but the moments pass in complete silence and you understand that your horse hears what you do not hear.

Understanding how your horse’s hearing is different from yours and how its reaction to sounds is different from yours can provide valuable information about its behavior. This can help you anticipate and possibly avoid the dangerous horse-eater or reduce the horse’s anxiety in such “noisy” situations, such as competitions. Continue reading

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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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…

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Reportage: lessons from the senior rider of the Spanish Riding School
Creating harmony and expressiveness. Not every day riders have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the teaching methods transmitted from generation to generation by the masters of the Spanish…

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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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