Monthly Archives: August 2012

Verbal “Walk On” Cue

Since watching the brilliant Riding From the Ground video I started working on a verbal ”Walk On” cue with Frankie.  Yesterday I only worked on his right side and we got one step of walk on from me standing at … Continue reading

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Horse-Led “Training” Session

Took Maurice out with the intention of going for a walk – he needs to move more during his transition to barefoot. He wanted to go in the picadeiro so I decided we’d have a go at teaching the “walk-on” … Continue reading

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Hoof Trimming

Frankie was a star for the hoof trimmer today, he’s learnt to keep his head out of the way really well and really quickly, and he was super calm despite all the horrible flies trying to bite him. He’s still … Continue reading

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More Track, Not So Good

Frankie’s pulling away seems to have become a component part of our walks up the track  I was stupid. I knew I was tired and I still decided to go up the track. Not only that, I decided that I … Continue reading

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Frankster the Prankster

I was busy tonight so I fed the horses up by the house and just left them to it while I went to water my garden. Came back to get their buckets and this is what I found! That little … Continue reading

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