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Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail-12 March 2019

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa)

Sunrise Photoshoot

Woke up at 4 am to get some awesome shots of the horses.

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail – 02 Feb 2020

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa)

Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails (Western Cape) – Another Day, Another Trail 09 Jan 2020

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa)

My Fails of 2019

This is all my fails caught on camera. From bucks,stops and rears to plain weirdness… Hope you Injoy. Instagram: @hmieshca

SA-Champs 2019

Riding: Swordsmith Big Three Made Gauteng Team with Swordsmith Instagram: @hmieshca

SASJ-Challenge 2019

Riding: Big Three Graded Show at Kyalami Equestrian Park Instagram: @hmieshca

Burlington Graded Show

Riding: Swordsmith This is the last show before SA-Champs with Swordsmith aka George. Instagram: @hmieshca

Donkieskraal 2019

The long awaited video of my holiday in September. I finally get to upload it!

My shooting star☆

Hey guys so here is a recent video of Bella jumping and im really happy with her for jumping without a collar and lead

Blindfold Tack up Challenge

Kristen takes on the Blindfolded Tack Up Challenge.

15 Nov Uilenkraalsmond breach

The ULTIMATE bucket list tick! A incredible once-in-a-lifetime way to experience our pristine coast….Contact Gansbaai & Pearly Beach Horse Trails, (Western Cape, South Africa)

In madness lies sanity

Well now really when we go back into falling in love. And say, it’s crazy. Falling. You see? We don’t say “rising into love”.

SAWMGA Nationals 2019 Team KZN

A KZN Team video of the ‘2019 South African Western Mounted Games Association (SAWMGA) Nationals’, held at the Afridome in Parys, Freestate, South Africa.

There they go

Hey guys so a week ago remesis decided to chase Bally & Don😂 so just had to post this vid of them i couldnt

Spring Fair show 2019 (2 Shows in one week?) Show one.

Riding: Swordsmith Big Three Instagram account: hmieshca

Riding Dancer

Hey guys so here is another video of me recently riding an amazing mare named Dancer! Thank you SO MUCH my equine addiction for

Showjumping show||Katie Equestrian

First 1.15m! Sorry for being inactive, forgot my accounts email lol… so this is from a while ago… but please subscribe, planning on being

Billy showjumping

Hey guys!!! So i have been able to get some horsey clips👌💚 and i will upload more soon Billy was amazing today he came

We have a new horse

We met Antonia a few months ago and now she’s finally here. Gear I use: Canon 800D and sometimes a GoPro ———————————————————————— Social Media:

Sanesa: Nationals 2019 (Show 2)

Riding: Swordsmith Big Three Instagram Account: hmieshca

Sanesa 2019:Qualifier 4 (Day 2)

Day 2 Riding:Swordsmith Big Three Instagram account: hmieshca

Sanesa 2019:Qualifier 4 (Day 1)

Day 1 Riding:Swordsmith Instagram account: hmieshca

Sanesa 2019:Gauteng Finals (Part 2)

Riding:Swordsmith Big Three Instagram account:hmieshca

Sanesa 2019:Gauteng Finals (Part 1)

Riding:Swordsmith Big Three Instagram account:hmieshca

Graded show at Penbritte Equestrian Center 2019

Riding:Swordsmith Big Three Instagram account:hmieshca This was only Groots second time doing a 90cm graded show so I'm very proud of him.

Yes another graded show at Penbritte Equestrian Center 2019

Riding:Swordsmith Big Three Instagram account:hmieshca

Okavango Horse Safari at Macatoo Camp

Combine horse riding through stunning scenery teeming with game, and the luxury bush camp based in Macatoo, for a horse riding holiday of a

Macatoo Camp by African Icons

Offering some of the most incredible wildlife viewing in the world, the Okavango Delta is often referred to as Africa’s Eden. Macatoo Camp offers

WE’RE HORSIES!!!!

Hey guys This was just a little editi made of me and horse hour101 hope u enjoyed it This is also for the people

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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