Horse info & SA blogs

With a generally interesting international / local section under Lifestyle which may not have anything to do with equestrian at all.

The South African Boerperd

A look at this exceptional breed and what they are used for. The horse South Africa made. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwibPaOlWfc

24th July 2018

Langsig Hoogmoed

SA Boerperd Stallion – Langsig Hoogmoed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaWerpzIRhg

4th July 2018

Bloem 2018

Highlights of The World's Open Air Saddlebred Championship Show held in Bloemfontein 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oiksDTzPjw

1st May 2018

Equestrians – We got ourselves a game

For the love of the sport https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgrVIL2fH5I

5th February 2018

Tribute to Erns

Tribute to the best dad. Love you always xx https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eWaNAElBcE

18th January 2018

Deo Volente Ponycamp Jan 2018

Fun fun fun! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlNUlWWG1fY

11th January 2018

The Horse

A glimpse on the SA Boerperd https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-TFWJV2OPA

2nd January 2018

The SA Boerperd

A glimpse of the SA Boerperd… a remarkable all rounder South African breed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUIsFu4Fvlk

1st January 2018

Tribute to Harold Poil

A tribute to an amazing horseman. Rest in peace Harold Poil https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXBK8TXejbc

1st January 2018

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  • 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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