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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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Trailering Skills, Sessions #191-3, 11-22-14, #thevolunteeringhorse

During session #190 where we were all having a party, things went really well.  At least in the human’s mind.  Ollie jumped on far sooner than I had expected and he left out all of his little circles at the … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Sessions #182-187, 11-15-14

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In the last ten days, I’ve worked with Atticus six times.  These are subsequent to his going to see the chiropractor an hour away and Ollie went with him. The first two sessions after the trip, I only wanted to … Continue reading

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Trailering Session #175, 9-28-2014, #thevolunteeringhorse

Life is what happens while you’re making other plans. Once again, I had plans to take Atticus on another short, three-mile trailer ride – assuming he loaded onto the trailer, stayed there, and indicated that it was okay to close … Continue reading

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Trailering Session, #173, 9-26-2014 – #thevolunteeringhorse

Today’s session went very well and was very fun and interesting. Since he actually went somewhere yesterday, three-mile trip around the block back to home, I wanted to check to see if he would get back on the trailer today.  … Continue reading

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Make Haste Slowly, Part 3, 4-19-14

Ollie: Continuing on with Ollie, we had a very good day today – making progress and moving more quickly.  As the title suggests, we get to move more quickly now because we took more time earlier. Ollie is leaving less … Continue reading

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Play Clothes, 4-8-14

Today is Tuesday and I’ve played with Atticus for the last three days.  Sunday we repeated a quick practice of loading onto the trailer and then on to the tree target game.  That game is the new “hot” trick these … 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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