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'The Old Ones' in Germany:  Not Everyone Should Be with Horses

'The Old Ones' in Germany:  Not Everyone Should Be with Horses | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
I've been thinking of my grandfather, who told me of the old Native American way of Walking a Horse Down, related in last week's post. And remembering perhaps the deepest horse knowledge I got from...
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Nice post from Ruella Yates about how who and who should not be with horses.

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Why massage can help the ridden horse.

Why massage can help the ridden horse. | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
There is an old horsey adage that "flies train horses".  Horses can consciously engage a specific muscle contraction which twitches the skin and shakes off a pesky fly.  A simple but powerful demon...
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Reading this makes me want to get my own fascia worked on!

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Temperamental Behavior in Horses | ALove4Horses.com

Temperamental Behavior in Horses | ALove4Horses.com | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
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Nice guest post by Chuck Mintzlaff of Friendship Training

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Ethical Horsemanship, Franklin Levinson

Ethical Horsemanship,                 Franklin Levinson | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
A brilliant guest post by Franklin Levinson! I really like Franklin's philosophy and I honestly often feel that he put words on what I would like to say! I'm not as experienced as Franklin but for ...
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Another wonder, insightful post from Franklin Levinson

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Check Out This Great Webinar

Check Out This Great Webinar | Horsemanship | Scoop.it

An Exclusive New Webinar With Franklin Levinson

 

Commonsense Methods For Ongoing Success With Your Horse"

 

Ask not what your horse can do for you, ask what you can do for your horse."

 

2 webinar times:

 

DATE: Sunday 23rd June 2013

TIME: Webinar 1 - 10am UK / 11am Europe / 5pm Western Australia / 7pm East Australia / 8pm New Zealand

LINK: http://www.horseconscious.com/webinars/psychology-of-successful-horsemanship

TIME: Webinar 2 - 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern / 6pm UK / 7pm Europe (You are welcome to join both webinars)

LINK: http://www.horseconscious.com/webinars/psychology-of-successful-horsemanship-2

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Franklin Levinson is a breath of fresh air when it comes to dealing with your horse. His philosophy is that trust (safety) is your horse's paramount concern and you must therefore do all you can to provide him with this to make him feel comfortable and confident.

 

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Secrets That You Need to Know About Horses

Secrets That You Need to Know About Horses | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
The Foundation for All Equestrian Pursuits Through the Horse-Human Connection.
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Carolyn Resnick's Method underpins every other training out there because it is based on the glue that holds us all together - relationship.

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The Four Pillars of Natural Hoof Care

The Four Pillars of Natural Hoof Care | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
This article looks at the 4 main areas of advice you need for natural hoof care for your horse
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Great article on how to help your horse go natural

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Nevzorov Haute Ecole

Nevzorov Haute Ecole | Horsemanship | Scoop.it

"The bit causes a pressure on the tongue of 100 kg per square centimeter (this is with an ordinary rein tension; the rein acts as a connection for the bit of course). A jerk intensifies the pressure and it reaches 250–300 kg per square centimeter. "

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This stops and make you think, doesn' it?

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The Round Pen Explained

To the uninitiated, the myth of join-up with a horse in one session in a round pen seems like a wonderful moving experience but is it so for the horse?
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"The horse that goes into the round pen with a stranger and endures the traditional ‘sending away’ which starts these round pen sessions is first and foremost, a prisoner. " - This sums it up, don't you think?

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BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS: A mighty ride. Or, time and love.

BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS: A mighty ride. Or, time and love. | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
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A wonderfully written post by Tania Kindersley

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Holistic Horsemanship - Mind the Horse At All Times

Holistic Horsemanship - Mind the Horse At All Times | Horsemanship | Scoop.it
Holistic horsemanship is so much more than a desire to "bond" with these extraordinary animals. Being aware of their needs in a domestic situation is of utmost importance.
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This is a really good article on how we should treat horses in our care. Their welfare is just as important as our 'fun'.

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