Monthly Archives: July 2009
When I am asked where I go to get feed, I know what the comment will be: “oh, that’s far away!” Here’s the scoop: when my mare was sick and I needed a low-starch feed, I called, visited, etc… between … Continue reading
Yesterday, when Hubby was working on ZZ’s feet I noticed how she would pin her ears every time he approached her right shoulder. Today, while I was leading her, and J walked past, she pinned her ears, lowered her head … Continue reading
The whole feet thing is one of those frustrating things I really don’t want to learn any more about. I had to learn so much when Dear One had laminitis (complicated by Cushings Disease) and every time I have to … Continue reading
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I missed the moment when I let pony out to the sandy arena, so I also missed a good opportunity to catch her rolling. This is the new behavior I’m trying to catch and reinforce with clicker training. When we were … Continue reading
Several trainers that I follow, specifically I am thinking of Carolyn Resnick and Klaus Hempfling, encourage working on the bond BEFORE you start working on the riding. Technically, I am not sure Klaus would call it a ‘bond”, perhaps the … Continue reading