The basics of neurophysiology to help trainers and riders
The central nervous system is responsible for the movements and posture of a person. This is an indisputable fact in neurophysiology. But the usual misconception, riders and sports trainers, is…

Continue reading →

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…

Continue reading →

Jumping Horse Career Planning. Competition level selection
Everything that is done in training is done with one goal - to successfully compete in competitions. But in which? What level? And when?!!! The choice of competitions for a…

Continue reading →

French riding

How beautiful and successful to go through the brood

Serious tournaments involve broods the day before the competition (and sometimes after, for example, between cross-country and show jumping in eventing). Your task is to take the horse in a straight line at a trot so that judges can make a conclusion about his health and readiness for the loads by the movements of your four-legged partner. And even if your horse is really healthy, it still does not guarantee successful passage of the test.

There are many cases when couples “turned around” at the brood before the competition because of their unsuccessful self-serve. It is easy for judges to confuse a healthy horse with a limping horse when it is pulled or when it cannot run in a straight line from fright. Therefore, it is very important to make a good Continue reading

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 19th century, French mares from Normandy with blood lines dating back to the time of William the Conqueror were crossed with purebred horses and Norfolk trotters. Many representatives of the breed were military and harness horses. Such half-breeds were found throughout France.

Only in the XX century, various types of riding horses, such as Charolais, Anglo-Norman and Vandin, were united under one name: French village. Continue reading

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…

...

Spanish step. Stretching and training in place
We start with a stretch. Just as a person cannot just pick up and do the splits without training, so a horse cannot lift his leg up to the height…

...

Caucasian National Horse Games
The peoples of the Caucasus have always been distinguished by great love for the horse. This animal was for them both a means of transportation along difficult mountain roads, and…

...

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…

...