Former "galloping": what to look for when buying?
Former racehorse: huge heart, hard work, athleticism, amazing sensitivity ... and, possibly, many physical problems. Are you able to identify the problems so often encountered by these excellent athletes? A…

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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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Education issues: how to instill good manners in equine ... croup?
Horses with bad manners pose a threat to all those who are close to them, and even to themselves. But how to fix the situation? The advantage of a powerful…

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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, let’s start from the very beginning: negative reinforcement is a training tool in which painless pressure is applied until the horse responds in the desired way. When the horse answers, the pressure is relieved. Over time, the horse associates this particular reaction with a proper response. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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