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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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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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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Ingrid Klimke about the start of work with foals

In the past, trainers often took horses to training, starting at the draw age. While the foal grew and developed, he was taught the basic rules, which subsequently greatly facilitated the start of work under the saddle. Nowadays, the majority prefers to buy three- and four-year-old horses that are already hackneyed. In this case, the buyer often has no idea what happened to this horse before the purchase, how it worked at a young age before the race. Caring for a young horse, you will learn not only how to feed and care for her, but also how to approach her training in the future. Continue reading

Protein in a horse's diet
Protein in a horse's diet After water, protein is the most common substance in the horse's body, from the brain to the hooves. Protein is not only muscle mass. These…

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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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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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Going to a race with a horse, do not forget about safety!
In this article, I want to share tips that will allow you to enjoy a safe swim with your horse. 1. Learn about the features of the reservoir in which…

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