On the Bit

November 10, 2013

        FOR LEARNER RIDERS’         As you go through your time in the Horse World, you will most likely hear people talking about a term called “ABOVE THE BIT”  Without getting technical which is what a lot of people do, I will attempt to simply explain it. Look at these Pics…….     It basically means that the horse is going around with it’s head in a normal head carriage as seen when running around the paddock rather than as you see the good horses carrying themselves in competition or the photo’s in the […]

View more

The Great Debate – ‘Starter’ on the Bit or not?

November 10, 2013

Go here for the Video   THE MOST CRUCIAL THING I HAVE LEARNT “We should only ever ride a GREEN HORSE, “On the Bit and Round’ or on a complete ‘Pleasure Rein’ THERE ARE NO IN BETWEENS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”   Historically, due to the fact that Breakers were of the Western or Stock Horse influence, the instruction to the owner upon picking up the newly broken in horse was often, “There ya go, stay off his mouth for 6 months and you’ll be right” I think I may be partly responsible for the debate that I see raging of late, on Forums […]

View more

RECENT POST

Recent Post

Rein handling of the “Green Horse”

Thousands of "Green Horses" have asked me to write this article and I thank them for their wisdom over the...
Read More

HORSE BODY DAMAGE

Horse Body Damage is a silent epidemic that goes un-noticed as Owners carry out their habits, taught via their teachings....
Read More

Financing Dressage Horses

Financing the Dressage Horse in 2020, see some flash marketing schemes to generate income....big income.....from the Bank Accounts of those...
Read More

Horse Law Australia

In 2005, Horseproblems Australia saw the desperate need to commence an arm of the Law in this Country, to cater...
Read More

Tying up the Horse

For the safest system on the Planet and for the only system invented to fix the Violent Pullback Horse, go...
Read More

Timing is everything

Hi Folks, Over the many Years and thousands of Horses, hopefully one gains an ability to read every move of...
Read More

Meadow Hay and Weeds

MEADOW HAY I recently walked into a Stable on my property and saw 150mm thick of pure 'Barley Grass' Seeds...
Read More

HOSING A HORSE DOWN WITH CONTROL & SAFETY

 Horses hate being hosed down. Especially around the head area and for a good reason. Often people squirt water into...
Read More

Scientists and Monty Robert’s Dually Halter

10th December, 2018 The Horse Scientists have have just released a study into the 'Dually Halter', designed and patented by...
Read More