Monthly Archives: November 2013

Expect Something Different, 11-22-13

I slept late and still felt tired. In fact, I didn’t quite feel awake as I got to the barn and started to feed in automatic mode. When all three horses were in, I remembered that I wanted to feed … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #118, 11-21-13

Today was set up nearly exactly as yesterday. I walked out with Atty’s breakfast bucket and went to the gate. He watched me but stayed back by the hay box for a minute and then followed me to the gate. … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #117, 11-20-13

For the last four sessions, counting today, I’ve fed Atticus his breakfast in the trailer. I walk out with his feed bucket, go through the gate, let him through if he’s coming with me, open the trailer, get it and … Continue reading

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Just Feeding the Chicken, 11-7-13

11-7-13, Trailering Skills Session #113 Bob Bailey: “If your criteria are too low, you’re just feeding the chicken.” Yesterday it was raining, not terribly hard, but a steady, light rain. Atty does not like rain coming down on the trailer … Continue reading

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Paddock Games, 11-5 & 6, 2013

Yesterday and today (and other days, too), Atty and I have played with standing on a board. It’s a vinyl fence board about six (or maybe only five) inches wide and about eight feet long. He can easily get his … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Sessions #112 and 113, 11-5 & 6-2013

I will do my best to remember what we did yesterday and how it worked out. I’ll try my best for today, too. Everything seems clear while I’m in the “zone”, so to speak, but becomes a bit of a … Continue reading

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Traiilering Skills, Session #111, 11-4-13

Today I fed Atty breakfast in the trailer. But before I could do that I had to turn the truck around, back it down to the trailer, and hook it up. Then I opened the back of the trailer and … Continue reading

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