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A bit of bit for horses.

Source: The internet, just search for “horse bit” Some people use a bit because they “feel safe” with it Some people use a bit because “everyone else does” Some people use a bit because it is “prescribed” Some people use a bit because can’t handle their horse without Source: www.sustainabledressage.net Then you have the people […]

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 […]