Thoroughbred horse breed description
It is known that England is the birthplace of a thoroughbred horse breed of horses. It was bred in the XVII-XVIII centuries. based on local and imported horse breeds. At…

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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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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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We teach a horse to upset

We teach a horse to upset
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where the ability of a horse to calmly and smoothly lay back was extremely necessary? At the same time, you asked the horse to step back, but instead of smoothly, without fuss, besieging, as you imagined, the horse acted as if you had forgotten to remove it from the parking brake: threw back your head and neck, raising them high in protest and the hooves seemed to just stick to the ground. Or maybe she didn’t go straight back, but moved somewhere at an angle of 90 degrees from where you were? 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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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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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 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…

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