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Trailering Skills, Sessions #195-7, 12-7-14

In our last couple of sessions, I’ve played with Ollie first with the intention of possibly transporting Atty again.  However, a little problem with the trailer has postponed the actual possibility of that.  I can’t close one of the back … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #194, 11-24-14, #thevolunteeringhorse

Today was a great day in different ways.  First it was warm!  It got to nearly 70 degrees today and that was a nice respite from the sub-freezing temps we had just a few days ago.  It was sunny but … Continue reading

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Partay at the Trailer! #thevolunteeringhorse 11-18-14

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Although I just wrote about the boys and trailering skills yesterday, I feel I must post again already.  It was just too fun! First, I started with Mr. Atticus (I usually do) and he made a beeline for the trailer.  … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Sessions #188-189, 11-17-14, #thevolunteeringhorse

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The last two sessions with both horses I’ve focused on using the yummiest treats that I can find for them and make those treats available ONLY in the hay bag on the trailer. This is working very well for Atticus … Continue reading

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Worming the Easy Way, 4-12-14

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I started off the day worming the boys before breakfast.  (I finally remember to put the tubes in their buckets the night before so I wouldn’t forget again!)  And it went so well!  With Atty, at least.  As soon as … Continue reading

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Teaching Atticus to Bob for Apples

This has been an interesting experience. To begin, I filled the tub with water and let each of the horses have a go. Ollie is a champ at it. But both Buzz and Atticus needed help. They did not want … Continue reading

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Atty Apple Bobbing, 9-12-13

Today’s strategies at getting the apple. Notice that he’s now diving all the way down to get it and he’s using the side of the tub to help him split the apple.

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Stable Games, 9-11-13

Atty and I played with “head up”, targeting the saddle pad, apple bobbing, and targeting the tree target. We started with putting the head-up exercise on cue. I dropped a treat in his feed pan to begin. Then, when he … Continue reading

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Stable Games, 9-10-13

Atty and I played with heads up, apples, targets, and saddle pads today. We started with the saddle pad and he chose to be at the hay box. He was willing to play a little, but I did notice that … Continue reading

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Paddock Games, 9-6-13

Update on Apple Bobbing, 9-6-13 Yesterday, I put enough water into the tub so that there was tow to three inches of water under the apple. Atty pushed it to the bottom and got it. But then while he tried … Continue reading

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