AskHQ: The spooky horse
3rd Aug 2019
With a generally interesting international / local section under Lifestyle which may not have anything to do with equestrian at all.
3rd Aug 2019
By Georgina Roberts FEI definition: eventing “A formidable combination of cross-country, jumping and dressage. Eventing is often known as the triathlon of the equestrian
26th Sep 2018
To watch the entire 2016 Kawena SA Derby television coverage logon to http://tv.sashowjumping.co.za
14th Oct 2016
51st Annual South African Derby got under way in Johannesburg showcasing a range of show jumping
2nd Oct 2016
3rd Jul 2016
Rider: Demi Fenton Horse: Davenport Gladstone Show: Landrover Derby Location: Shongweni, Durban, South Africa Date: April 2016 Landrover Derby 90cm Championship Jump Off.
9th Apr 2016
This video is about Let’s Win Round 2 SA Outdoor GP 2015 ridden by Samantha McIntosh
19th Apr 2015
This video is about Let’s Win jump-off in the Nissan South Afrrican Outdoor Grand Prix – 2015, ridden by Samantha McIntosh.
19th Apr 2015
Cheyenne de Beer jumping Chinoa Firesong in the South African 1.2 m FEI.
17th Sep 2014
23rd Apr 2014
Eastern Cape Championships 2012
3rd Dec 2012
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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.
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.
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.
The animal kingdom has a pecking order, which is very similar to our military. In the military the ranks in pecking order is General down to Private. The General will make the decisions on where to go and what to do, etc.
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.