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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

29th January 2017

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

29th January 2017

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

29th January 2017

Horse Riding Holidays in South Africa The Ant Collection

29th January 2017

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

29th January 2017

Horizon | South Africa

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

29th January 2017

SANEC Share Scheme Video

24th December 2016

A visit to The Cart Horse Protection Association

During my trip to South Africa I had the great pleasure of visiting an amazing organisation taking

24th December 2016

South Africa’s Lipizzaner development program trains new generation of riders

Lipizzaners are considered some of the most beautiful performing horses in the world. In

24th December 2016

Cheyenne de Beer and Chinoa Firesong – Jumping 1.10m SA Champs 2

Cheyenne de Beer jumping Chinoa Firesong in 1.10m open class in South African Championship in Port

24th December 2016

Team SA ‘s only equistrian representative.

Philippa Johnson-Dwyer is South Africa’s only equistrian representative at the Paralympics.

24th December 2016

Horses Inside Out in South Africa

http://www.HorsesInsideOut.com Gillian Higgins and Horses Inside Out Tour in South Africa 2012. This

24th December 2016

Miniature horse show 2015 Jacaranda show.

Video by Equizette Miniature horses Rustenburg South Africa. www.equizette.weebly.com

24th December 2016

Horse Riding South Africa (Drakensburg) – GoPro Hero 4

I used to ride almost every week about 4-5 years ago. I still love having the chance to get on the

24th December 2016

Appaloosa & Arab show horse stud in south africa

23rd December 2016

THE DUKE’S STORY

Find out more: http://www.drakensteinstud.com/stallions/duke-marmalade/about/ European Champion

23rd December 2016

Animals in Africa – South Africa Travel Channel 24

Animals in Africa Work Adventure Programs Animals in Africa offers work experience adventures in

23rd December 2016

African Horseback Safaris

What to expect on a horseback safari in the Okavango Delta

23rd December 2016

The Best of South Africa Safari

Searching for safari? You’ve come to the right place. From traditional “Big 5” game drives to

23rd December 2016

Wildlife from Horseback at Ant’s Hill in South Africa

The title says it all. Pardon the bumpy footage – horses have to breathe and they like to eat and

23rd December 2016

Wildebeest Encounter – Namela Horse Safaris

Game encounters on horseback with Namela Horse Safaris, Limpopo, South Africa

23rd December 2016

Horseback Riding St Lucia South Africa

During our stay at Zulu Nyala we did an excursion to the beach town of St Lucia and got to go

23rd December 2016

Southern Africa

Equitours in Southern Africa; horseback riding in Botswana and South Africa

23rd December 2016

Hluhluwe Horse Safaris

Situated in Hluhluwe, South Africa, Hluhluwe Horse Safaris is the only licensed horse safaris

23rd December 2016

Our Safari in South Africa!

We went on Safari in South Africa at Aquila Game Reserve! Was Such A Blast! Enjoy the video!

23rd December 2016

Giraffe Encounter on Horseback – Namela Horse Safaris

Game encounters on horseback with Namela Horse Safaris, Limpopo, South Africa. We encounters two

23rd December 2016

Limpopo Horse Safaris

Limpopo Horse Safaris operates riding safaris in the vast Mashatu Game Reserve in the Tuli Block of

23rd December 2016

Aardvark Safaris’ Alice’s Riding Trip to South Africa | Kruger | South Africa

Alice samples the delights of riding with Wait A Little Horse Safaris and a pure vehicle based

23rd December 2016

Hluhluwe Horse Safaris teaser

Hluhluwe Horse Safaris Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa A short teaser from our new promotional

23rd December 2016

SOUTH AFRICAN HORSEBACK EXPERIENCE

This beautiful location near Phalaborwa, South Africa, is home to an organisation offering

23rd December 2016

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    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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