Monthly Archives: April 2012

Barefoot Trim

Maurice just had his first “real” barefoot trim. I’m really happy with how he’s been with no shoes over the last 4 weeks, he seems more solid on his feet and somehow more connected with the ground. Tom said his … Continue reading

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Test Your Timing!

Brilliant idea from Alexandra Kurland to help test the timing of your click.  You can look at the photos you’ve taken to see how good your timing was. The next time you go out to your horse take a digital camera … Continue reading

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Out and About Standing on Things

We went for another little walk today and had a go at standing on some different things – on tree stumps, in puddles (Maurice usually hates water but willingly stood in puddles as part of the “stand on a mat … Continue reading

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Animal Training Conference and Clinic Notes

Really need to find the time to read Mary Hunter’s Animal Training Conference and Clinic Notes! http://stalecheerios.com/animal-training-conference-clinic-notes/

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Mattress

We did some more ”stand on the stump” today and Maurice has got it pretty good, and really enjoys it. He does tend to hover his leg in the air before putting it down, and then paws a bit at the … Continue reading

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Loading Tips and Tricks – Making Loading FUN!

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Going Barefoot

It’s just over a week since we decided to take Maurice’s shoes off, and Tom gave him a trim that will buy me some extra time to decide if I want to keep them off. I totally believe in barefoot … Continue reading

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