HQ Magazine

Let there be light

Using light to optimise health and breeding cycles Text: By Charlotte Bastiaanse Ever wondered why foals are born during the summer? Horses are seasonal breeding…
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HQ Magazine

Burning up?

Skin and coat care for your horse in summer Text by Mandy Schroder We all love to have sleek, shiny and healthy-looking horses. However, South…
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How did the Quarter Horse get his name?

The American Quarter Horse is an American breed of horse who excels at sprinting short distances. His name came from his ability to out-run other…
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andrew barlow fine art

Born 1970, Harare, Zimbabwe. Studied Fine Art at University of Stellenbosch, graduating in 1992 with a degree in Fine Arts (Painting). website: andrew barlow fine art

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Michelle Symington, Equine Artist

Horses (friesian horses). horse art Call 073 768 3579 Professional Equine artist specializing in horse art and commissions. Awards: One of 23 best fine artists in Westen Cape acredited by the Department of Arts and Culture I am a self-taught Equine Artist born and bred in the Western Cape, South

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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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HorseFriends

Basic Librity

Megan teaches us some basic liberty skills. Social Media: Instagram: horsefriendsyt Twitter: horsefrends_yt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSXA4ogAImc

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Horse Riding and Its Benefits

Conquering Fear

When fear creeps in remember that it is ok, it is natural. So too, is it controllable, following the right steps.

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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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