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Bragging on Meddling

She and Flash went on a trail ride today. Last time Flash had a melt down and we couldn’t get him through the gate. This time he opened the gate, did the ride, and closed the gate. Just no telling with this horse. Anyway, Meddling was awesome. Did the ride, in the woods, through the […]

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Meddling

Meddling is fast becoming a barn favorite. I hate to use the word “bombproof” because a horse will always prove you wrong just for fun, but she may be as close as it gets. Nothing seems to faze her (except lungeing to the right. She has definite opinions about that). Her stopping and steering is […]

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I was going to say

Seriously. So much happened so quickly and them POOF! Everyone was gone. So, I hope I can post pics of Joey doing his long line thing. He was great. Dana trains driving horses, so I let her do the steering. I walked by his head and explained that leading is just the same as driving. […]

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Meddling

This mare is either the fastest learning horse I have ever met, or she has finally dropped the “I know nothing!” act and fessed up. She needs to be a hunter eq horse. Her trot is so smooth I can’t even post. Hopefully I can convince my fat girl to canter and hop a few […]

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A progress report on Henry

Henry did his first trail ride! He was pretty nervous in the woods, but I get that. All those deer and birds and squirrels moving around out there, and he could hear but not see! Could just have easily have been gremlins, goblins or trolls and you all know what bad news those guys are. […]

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Little Man

Also known as my unnamed 2 year old. Unstarted (well, I can tack him and lunge him, but haven’t sat on him. Seriously, he’s only two, and I am old, fat and out of shape). I am calling him Joey at the moment, as I do not have a J named beastie on the property […]

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Meddling

Today I hopped on Meddling. She was totally fine with that idea. A little worried at first, but not tense at all! We did a little walk and trot, left and right, and I hopped off. She answered the question correctly. Actual “stuff” can start next week. I think she will make a fine riding […]

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New mare

Her picture didn’t come through. Not sure where it went. Anyway, she is a very attractive bay mare, and seems to be quite sensible. I have tacked her up and started her on the lunge. She is getting “whoa.” That’s pretty much all I do on the lunge line. One, I really hate lunging, and […]

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New beasties!

Okay, this is the first one: a two year old gelding by Shanghia bobby out of Intensify. He has no name, so he is called Colty. He will be a really nice horse someday, but now he is just two. And acts two. I put him in the round pen today, and he picked up […]

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We have shoes!

Yeah, after a long vacation (4.5 inches of rain. Flash took advantage of the mud, and knowing full well our farrier was on vacation, removed his shoes), Flash has shoes once more. Hah. Now he has to “work.” Maybe we will go for a walk on Monday. New horses may be on their way to […]

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