Sunday, January 17, 2010

Icelandic Horse, Heavy Contact

The telltale bridle drop, and the mouthpiece of the bit peeking out of the mouth of the Icelandic Horse are hints that the hands are heavy and that there is too much contact on the reins.

Too many times, the bit can be seen digging into the side of the mouth, possibly squeezing the tender cheek between the metal of the bit and the points of the teeth.

If the bridle piece is loose on an Icelandic Horse, there is ... on Twitpic

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Charm, Icelandic Horse, Clipping Gone Bad

Either she was not dry enough, or still dirty enough, or the product gunked up the clipper blades as they bogged down and stopped cutting.

I have to buy some new blades tomorrow somewhere!

Friday, May 8, 2009

Christ Lammfelle Bareback Pad

Christ Lammfelle Bareback Pad on Icelandic Horse.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Icelandic Horses of Canada

Here are some Icelandic Horses in Canada coming in for dinner. These particular horses are trained American style.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Torsion Saddles For Sale

These torsions are good for Icelandic Horses and fit them. Saddle pads available. Contact Karen

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Natural Horsemanship for Icelandic Horses

The imperceptible connection between Icelandic Horse and rider is the key to natural horsemanship. You are a horseman if you have two-way communication with your horse, without bits, nosebands, whips.

Any type of training that uses severe bits, severe nosebands, whips, weights, etc., is not horsemanship.