Claustrophobia in horses is a natural response. When we try to contain horses in any way, we actually increase their anxiety.
A lot has been said about the pros and cons of food rewards in the training of horses. Looking at it from the inside out, may provide a different perspective.
The more we reward horses for doing nothing, the more they will want to do nothing and more importantly: they will learn to relax.
Conventional riding tends to think of the horse only as a physical being or a physical vehicle, telling it what to do without recognising any thinking or feeling or acknowledging the horse’s mind/body connection.
By understanding the concept of monocular vision in horses, riders can help their horses to perform better by training them to become more ambidextrous.
The right hind leg jab in horses happens because of natural asymmetry. Perfect symmetry is very rare in nature as every breathing creature…
There’s the age old saying of ‘prevention is better than cure’, and that is exactly what supporting the immune system does.
As the UK recorded its hottest day of the year this week, how should we be managing our horses in the hot weather?
Elite Equine are pleased to welcome, Grand Prix dressage rider, Tania Grantham of Inspire Dressage onboard as their latest Ambassador.
Did you know that the rate at which your horse breaks down nutrients and converts it to energy is dependent upon the amount of activity they do?