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AskHQ: Clicking fetlocks

Q: My horse’s fetlocks click when I pick up his feet. What could it be?  A: Clicking joints and fetlocks are fairly common in horses, and are generally speaking nothing to worry about. Clicking joints in horses are very similar to clicking joints like knuckles and knees in humans, where

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African Horse Safaris

Horse Riding in the Waterberg

Exploring the wonderful ranch where Horizon is based and the neighbouring reserves, makes for some superb riding, with big open plains filled with game such as zebra, giraffe, hippo, jackal, hartebeest, impala, kudu and baboon. With no set itinerary, your riding holiday is fully flexible, and you can enjoy some

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HQ Magazine

The SA Derby rider profiles: Nicola Sime-Riley

By Caroline Malan Photo credit: Denford Studios What makes Derby so amazing for you? It’s the biggest show of the year and has the most amazing vibe throughout the whole show. The final day is particularly amazing. The show organisers just have it all worked out and everyone has their

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Art

White Horse Print – Petros Koublis

The image of the horse holds a unique position in the human psyche. In art, it has long been depicted as an icon of civilization, spanning from the earliest cave paintings to the anatomical scrutiny of the Renaissance. In centuries past we relied on the horse for all aspects of

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Art

Caryn Bowie

I know horses intimately as an art subject, the musculoskeletal system, the way the coat shines over the muscles and the facial expressions. Pastel drawings of African animals and Racehorses. Digital Photographic Art of African Animals printed on canvas. Mosaic rocks and frames. I live on a wildlife estate in

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Copyright Notes regarding General Horse Handling

Description: Copyright Notice regarding General Horse Handling. Script writing: Dr E van Vollenhoven: Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Editing of script: Dr Quixi Sonntag. Copyright: University of Pretoria. Video production, editing, sound and graphics: Andre du Plessis. Department for Education Innovation,

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L'Rouge Equestrian Team

L’Rouge Winter Axe testing Kath’s riding skills!

L"Rouge Equestrian is a stable yard based in South Africa, Guateng. High competitive rates and talent! Kathleen is a riding instructor at L'Rouge Equestrian and currently competes at 1.10m. Subscribe to the L'Rouge Equestrian YouTube channel to follow our stories and rides!!! Social Media Facebook East Rand: https://www.facebook.com/LRouge-Equestrian-East-Rand-1057185484317179/ Facebook Kyalami:

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Megzz Equine

50cm jumping ?!!

Hi guys ! Follow my horse riding journey. Stay tuned to watch us get better by the day 💕🐎 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFEz_pMuWPc

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Horse Riding and Its Benefits

Tips on How to Ride a Horse Properly

If you learn how to pet and groom horses, you will be able to build a close bond with them. You will be able to feel more comfortable when you are with them, and you would learn what they would and would not like.

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Horse Riding and Its Benefits

Different Types of Horse Riding Equipment

These are the basic types of horse riding equipment that you need to purchase to ride your own horse. Make sure to purchase them from a reputable store, so that you will get the best value for your money. – Horse Riding Boots for you and your horse, bits, bridles.

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Bit vs Bitless

BIT VS. BITLESS TRAINING

When it comes to the welfare of the horse, riders and trainers do their best to ensure that the horse is not subject to pain under saddle. One of the most common debates is about training horses to be ridden with a bit and training them to be ridden without a bit. There are many advantages to both methods. For certain situations, a bit may be more efficient than not using one. In other situations, riding without a bit may be more comfortable to the horse than using a bit. It depends on the situation, the training level of the horse, the rider’s abilities, and the goals that you are trying to achieve with your horse as to which method will work best.  

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Horse training, food for thought for beginners

You should practice things your horse already knows before introducing something new. New skills should be introduced on something your horse already knows. Building on previously learnt skills is the key to being successful in horse training.

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