Monthly Archives: March 2014

Who’s On First?, 3-26-14

Serial Killer Among the animals I currently own, is a 15-year-old cat with hyperthyroidism.  This means that his thyroid is on overdrive and he eats voraciously without gaining weight.  He also needs to be on medication twice a day.  (There … Continue reading

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Springtime Fun, 3-22-14, Trailering Skills Session #137

In some of our springtime fun yesterday, Atticus and I practiced trailering skills, pedestal, tree target, the barrel, saddling, and playing with his “play clothes” on. In the trailering skills department, we did the same as the day before except … Continue reading

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Clicker Training Doesn’t Work, 3-22-14, Trailering Skills Session #136

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I’m telling you.  Clicker training just doesn’t work!  I mean it.  It just doesn’t.  Here I am now more than a year later after starting this trailering skills project and I have a horse who WON’T GET OFF the dang … Continue reading

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More Spring Fun, 3-20-14, Trailering Skills Session #135

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Today I wanted to work on the trailer again but I also wanted to have several toys in the paddock to either start with, or come back to, or both. I took out my pedestal and put it down in … Continue reading

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Spring is Springing, 3-19-14, Trailering Skills Session #134

Yesterday was a fairly nice day, considering the recent (and many) snows that we’ve had this winter. That being the case, I finally got my truck hooked back up to the trailer and was able to move it back down … Continue reading

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Buzz and His Ear, 1-23-13

Buzz injured his left ear last year by skinning the back of it off. I worked on having him target his ear to my hand. In this session, I started with a dry sponge and that went so well that … Continue reading

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