I just came across a study looking at the difference between novice and and advanced riders using muscles sensors. Six ‘recreational’ riders were the novice examples. I presume these individuals rode occasionally, but did not own a horse or take lessons. Their background was not made clear. But the researchers found ‘more chaotic muscle activity’ […]
Thank you for your interest in my blog. This information is from my series on horse training: Lest people think that my insistence that horse and rider become proficient at their tasks before ever mounting up is some odd, new-fangled, or unproven, idea, I want to introduce Kikkuli, a Mittannian horse master from what we […]
By the time a horse begins to vocalize (groan) with pain IF they ever do make noise at all their situation is life threatening. Noticing signs of pain , distress, and discomfort early on is vital in schooling and competition as well as horse keeping. Learn to see, not just look!
Thank you for your interest in my blog. The information in this post has been updated to reflect my series on horse training. Click here to see what other books are available. A survey from Victoria, Australia, noted that for children, riding was the third-highest recreational activity requiring hospital admission. For adults, it was the […]
I became interested in the specific conformation behind the horses’ abilities when I got myself embroiled in some of the squabbles that were fragmenting Colonial Spanish Barb Mustang etc Horse breeders in the 1970’s and early 1980’s. I found myself pointing out that refusing to register the offspring of registered horses on the basis of […]