World’s Largest Obstacle Race and Endurance Brand, Spartan, Launches First Race in South Africa
18th October 2018
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18th October 2018
Men’s grooming is a growth segment and barbershops have kept popping up daily for several years. And while stylish men’s full-service spas are not yet as common as the fairly sterile unisex spas and decidedly feminine women’s spas, there are signs of significant growth in bigger cities, and the competition is heating up. We have […]
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Staying in a luxury top-floor suite at Aman Tokyo is an experience that redefines what a stay at a mega-city hotel can be. Aman Tokyo is Aman Resorts’ first decidedly urban resort. It occupies the top six floors (levels 33-38) of the Otemachi Tower, the headquarters of the Mizhuo Bank that was designed by Kohn Pedersen […]
27th September 2018
The master of pen and paper, Milanese artist and photographer Alessandro Paglia, has taken an extremely close look at some thoroughly sexy vintage automobiles. The results of his hundreds of hours of painstaking pen work are as mesmerising as ever. His latest feat is an exclusive series of one-of-a-kind artworks depicting iconic cars ranging from […]
25th September 2018
Perched on top of one of the area’s tallest buildings (G1 Rodeo Drive on Naccache Seaside Rd.) the SPINE lounge opened in June and has quickly become one of Beirut’s hottest places to be seen. About 300 of the city’s coolest, well-to-do movers and shakers, artists and celebrities show up at cocktail hour, stay for […]
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23rd September 2018
If you believe Belgian entrepreneurs Dries Henau and Yuri Vandenbogaerde, cupcakes are a thing of the past as are macaroons. They are betting on their favourite sweet thing: éclairs. In their two Chez Claire boutiques – in Antwerp and Ghent – the two are set to elevate their tasty grandma-made childhood treat from its current lowly, […]
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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
I am a digital painter. I switched from oils to digital when I found that the effects I could achieve far surpassed anything I could do in oils alone. I can, and frequently do mix the effects of oils and water colour on one canvas and can then draw the effect of charcoal on top of both.
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.