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Post Derby 90cm. – Show Jumping at Kyalami Equestrian Park.

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Horse riding disciplines – Tentpegging, Showing, Western Mounted Games and Vaulting

Equestrian sports are an integral part of the culture of South Africa. Equestrian sports promote a healthy lifestyle, encourage the development of skills, and plays
five popular equestrian disciplines dressage

Five Popular Disciplines of the South African Equestrian Federation – Dressage, Show Jumping, Endurance Ride, Eventing and Equitation

Dressage is a method of competitive horse training with competitions held at all levels including amateur to the Olympics. Show jumping is a part of

Hopetown Saddlebred Show Champions

Victory Rounds of the Grand Champions Full DVD of the show will be available shortly from Way-Up

SPURWING HORSE TRIALS 2016 SNIPPETS

BY FAR THE BEST EVENTING VENUE IN SOUTH AFRICA KATIE KELLER AND FRANCOIS VILJOEN

Horseback Archery – Roshnee, South Africa

Award winning horseback archer, Jehad Shamis, shares his skills with crowds of people in Roshnee,

3rd Place Fei Prix St George 2014 South Africa

This video is about FEI World Dressage Challenge 2014 3rd-Place-FeiPrixStGeorge-2014 Rider –

Australia vs. South Africa U21 Polocrosse International 2016 – Day 1 and 2

Hosted by PE Polocrosse Club, Port Elizabeth, South Africa Day 1 – won by South Africa Day 2 – Won

Equitation Championship – Open, Walk – Trot, Rider 8 Years Old and Under – Mile Olivier

American Saddlebred- Equitation Championship , 8 years old and under – Mile Olivier of South Africa

Polocrosse World Cup 2015 – Final South Africa vs Zambia Chukka 5

Final World Cup 2015 Polocrosse

SHOW JUMPING 80 cm SA BOERPERD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

Show Jumping 80cm Competition that took place at the Parys Afri-Dome, 27 June 2016.

Gauteng Compulsory – SA Vaulting Championships 2016

Gauteng Compulsory E Class – SA Vaulting Championships October 2016

2015 Polocrosse World Cup Final – South Africa vs Zambia

The World Cup Final saw the two African teams clash again. In the group stages Zambia won by just

Healing Hooves Equine Assisted Learning Programme

What are you going to do this holiday? Put on your country boots and leave the city behind!

Riding Safari Holiday South Africa – Ant’s Hill – In The Saddle

Random video clips from our holiday at the Ant Collection, South Africa in April 2016. It was

Madi Madi horse riding in Oudtshoorn in South Africa.

One of the best places in South Africa to do horse riding with the wild African animals. Contact us

Unicorn Trails Horse Riding Holiday- Gold Fever Wilderness Horse Trail, South Africa

Horse riding South Africa Horizons Safari Ranch & African Explorer Big 5 Safari

Laura and Shane Dowinton’s stunning Waterberg ranch offers a great horse riding holiday in South

Horizon | South Africa

In The Saddle | Riding holiday at Horizon in the Waterberg of South Africa

Childrens Pony Camps Durban South Africa

Blue Horizons Stables Durban South Africa – Children’s Pony Camps run for children aged 5 to 15

Top 10 Funny Horse Videos Compilation 2016 || NEW HD

If you want to see some cute and funny horses check out this top 10 funny videos of funny horses.

Horse And Baboon Are Great Mates

On the garden route in South Africa is the biggest aviary in the world. They also have three horses

How to engage your horse’s Hindquarter

If you liked this video give it a like and please subscribe. This video is on how to engage your horse's hindquarters/ hind end.

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

Horizon Horseback

A fabulous video of riding in South Africa's Waterberg Region. Book Now Here: https://africanhorsesafaris.com/tour/horse-riding-holiday-in-south-africa/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQDLFqz_Ua4

Amos, the clever SARDA pony

Amos is a hard working SARDA-pony. (South African Riding for the Disabled Association. Sadly, Amos

St Anne’s Sports Awards: Michele Wing’s Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7Fw4kGvTb4 Film and Media Editor Michele Wing airs documentary at St Anne's Sports Awards 2014 presented here by daughter Kirsten. **presented as an interactive

Art

Art

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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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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Horse Training Beginners

Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

5 Mistakes Horse Owners Often Make When Loading Their Horse

Mistake #1 – Thinking your horse is like a dog or a cat.

Unless the new horse owner has been educated, they may think their horse is like a cat or dog.  The new horse owner may pat his thigh and say, “C’mon” a few times and the horse will just leap into the trailer like a happy dog.

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Horse Training - A Beginners Guide

Another Method of Loading a Horse in a Trailer

Since there is no one right way or one wrong way to train a horse, you may want to change the method you are using to train your horse.  You have several different ways to choose from.  If you are not having any luck with one method you can always try another.

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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 – A Beginners Guide

If you are either looking to buy a horse or maybe you have already acquired a horse.  Either way the will need to be trained.  Whether you do it yourself or hire a trainer to train the horse for you.

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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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