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Study: How much your horse blinks reveals its level of stress

People who lie, who are exposed to a high level of stress or pain tend to blink more. In...

9 things you and your horse might miss from the 90s and 00s

A lot has happened since we had horses in the 90s and 00s. Many of us were children and...

Loading horses: Just as hard as a dressage lesson

You have probably met some horses in your life who did not like being loaded onto a trailer. At different...

New horse in the herd? How to integrate it

We all know horror stories when it comes to integrating a new horse into the herd. Many have been...

OUCH! 5 falls from the horse, which all riders have tried

We love to ride, but it does not always go as we have planned. After all, your four-legged partner...

Perspective: How do horses see the world?

The world looks very different to horses because of their vision. Horses simply see the world differently than we...

Calming signals: How to deal with the horse in stressful situations

Calming signals is a concept that is gaining more and more attention in the equine world. And for good...

Behavior training: Are you really listening to your horse?

Behavior training is an important part of any kind of work with horses. As a horse person, you never...

Horses and thunderstorms: Why we need to respect this phenomenon

Thunderstorms are neither man's nor the horse's best friend. When it rumbles and the sky lights up, it is...

Veterinarian: Why treating the symptoms is not enough

Treating the symptoms or finding the cause? Your horse cannot tell you in words if something hurts or bothers....

Asymmetry: How and why you should check if your horse is crooked

Asymmetry or symmetry? Neither man, nor horse is completely symmetrical in the body. But any asymmetry should preferably not...

Study: Why horses understand not your words, but your tone of voice

What tone of voice do you use? Horses do not understand what we say – or do they? For...

Wellbeing: Does your horse have a healthy rolling behavior?

Rolling behavior – what is that? And why does it matter? Most of the time horses roll for pleasure when...

Equine pain face: How to spot if your horse is in pain

Do you know the expression equine pain face? When your horse is in pain and trying to show it?...

Guide: How to rid your horse separation anxiety and fear of being left alone

Quite a lot of horse suffer from separation anxiety. They simply do not like to be separated from the...

Claus Toftgaard: “Modern riding horses deserve better”

Meet a true advocate for horses - Claus Toftgaard. New impulses are constantly emerging in equestrian sports. Impulses that...

Horsemanship: The horse benefits from you training your focus

Horsemanship makes sense in so many ways. Horses simply like being with us more when we are focused on...

9 signs to look out for: When is your horse getting old?

Do you know when your horse is old? Or getting older? It is often said that a horse can...

Study: Your horse knows you better than you think

Have you also experienced that your horse knows the dressage program almost by heart? It knows when to turn, when to stand still or at which letter...

Riding accident without safety vest: “It is a miracle I am still here”

Karin Rosenberg Engelbrecht is a in a bit of a hurry. Not remotely thinking about any kind of riding...

When the mare rejects her offspring: How to help the foal

Fortunately, it is rare. But sometimes it happens that a mare does reject her newborn foal. In these cases,...

Training: Why it is important to have a curious horse

Do you have a curious horse? Then you might recognize the following from your training or just the daily...

Riding in the twilight: How well can your horse see in the dark?

At the moment the days are getting longer. And maybe the sun is still kind of up when you...

How to ride a Dressage test -Top tips

As we are hopefully getting closer to being able to compete again, now is a really good time to...

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