Effect of soil quality on horse jumping skills
A small but important explanation of the significance of the ground in the preparation of a show jumping horse. The horse’s desire to jump is largely determined by its confidence…

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Competitors Note: View the Nations Cup route at Spruce Meadows with Kent Farrington
At the Nations Cup stage as part of the Spruce Meadows ‘Masters’ tournament in Calgary, Canada, Kent Farrington provided a complete overview of the entire distance of the route designed…

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History of French mudflow
The breed of French mudflows, or French riding horses, has developed from several breeds since 1958, which gave it the stamina and comprehensive athleticism that its owners appreciate. In 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 expended during the life process only through feed, which is also a source of energy for the functioning of organs and systems and maintaining a given body temperature. In addition, important regulators of biochemical processes in the body, macro and micronutrients, vitamins, enzymes, come from the feed.
The level and quality of feeding determines the rate of development of the body. Thus, malnutrition of young animals disrupts the growth of bone and muscle tissue, the functioning of body systems; this leads to adverse and often irreversible changes in the constitution of the animal. In addition, unbalanced feeding leads to a sharp increase in feed costs per unit of output. Therefore, full-fledged horse breeding is possible only on the basis of rational feeding organization. For this, it is necessary to be able to evaluate Continue reading

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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Effect of soil quality on horse jumping skills
A small but important explanation of the significance of the ground in the preparation of a show jumping horse. The horse’s desire to jump is largely determined by its confidence…

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Horses that bite
Many horses are far from seriously biting aggressively. But any horse that bites is potentially dangerous to communicate with and work with. All horses can be made to think that…

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Dressage: How to get a referee category?
Anyone can try to become a judge - the road is open to everyone. But it is worth remembering that a dressage judge is not only one who knows how…

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