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A frightening bit.

The following foto’s videos might not be for the weak hearted among us; especially for people who cares about animals, horses in this case. It started with this photo; which I found via a friend on Facebook. And this is just the top of the iceberg. What you see here is a tongue cut by […]

The perfect dressage horse? (Das perfekte Dressurpferd?)

A few images explaining visually the natural collection of a horse Click here for the german version / Hier klicken für die deutsche Version. ================================================ A wonderful numb horsemouth and a solid hollow horseback will enable the ambiotious equestrian to get a bodybuilder-shape without extra traininglessons ================================================ The features: * Permanent state of submission * […]

Learning with Horses: On the way back

What I’ve learned, so far, from my MPL teachers who were with Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling…. It is amazing to see the insight they have got in horses and their behaviour. They react or don’t react when appropriate and you *do* see the horse knows that. The whole language, without words, can fill books within seconds. […]

Talk with your heart, not with your money.

Ever compared the dressage/jumping and racing “sport” horses against the ones living their lives free on the prairies? Does it look anything similar? But what are we looking for then in ‘our horses’? This is the way we work with our horses; they teach us and allow us to practice with them, to work towards […]

Bits of Freedom? Not for horses.

I was shocked when I received the latest letter book from the Arabian Studbook Germany, the “Araber Welt” #4 from July/August 2011 . On the opening page there was this image with an advertisement. How could they possibly put this picture there? Is this advertisement? This is pure animal cruelty! Click on this image to […]