Monthly Archives: October 2013

Trailering Skills, Session #110, 10-29-13

What I wanted to work on today was duration in the trailer with the doors closed. We’ve worked on this before, but two things are now different. First, the trailer is in a different spot. And second, the side door … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #109, 10-28-13

I have been gone about a week and wanted to get back to practicing trailering skills with Atticus today. But first, Peggy Hogan needed a still shot of him in the trailer. When the sun was in the right place, … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #108, 10-16-13, and Paddock Games

Today, Atticus and I spent time on several things, some old, some new. We started with trailering skills. He willingly followed me out of the barn and through the gate into the lane where the trailer is. The other boys … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans, 10-14-13

“The best laid plans of mice and men oft times go awry.” Unfortunately, my plans were not that well laid or planned. I went to play with Atty on the trailer today as I haven’t done that in quite awhile. … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #107

It was late before I got a chance to work with Atticus on trailering skills. First I made sure that both gates to the field were closed so that there were no possibilities of his changing the program on me. … Continue reading

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Atticus and the Saddle Pad, 9-23-13

Atticus targeting his body to a hanging saddle pad, 9-23-13. Sorry it’s so long. Feel free to scroll through it to nearly the end.

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Atticus and Hoof Handling, 10-3-13

I had an interesting time today with Atty. He’s had an abscess in his right front foot twice (basically the same abscess that came back). So I have had to mess with the foot a bit and I did again … Continue reading

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