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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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Trailering Skills, Session #128, 12-10-13

The last two sessions have been with snow and with the trailer moved back down near the paddock gate. The first of the two sessions, Atticus was distracted and not very happy. In fact, he only followed me part way … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #124, 12-3-13

Today, I set things up just like yesterday and the session ran essentially the same as yesterday, which I do consider to be a good thing! He got on the trailer, but when I went to back to do something, … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #122, 11-30-13

I wasn’t originally going to write a training blog today. I just didn’t want to for some reason. But after talking with Peggy Hogan (www.thebestwhisperisaclick.com), I decided that I really should write this down. The last few sessions haven’t gone … 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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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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Atty and Pickles!, Session #88B, 6-24-13

This is the second part of today’s session, practicing backing out on cue. Once I got him staying nicely on the trailer (See Session #88A), it seems he got a little stuck! That’s okay. I’d rather have that than having … Continue reading

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Atticus and Trailering Skills, 6-3-13, Session #77

Fantastic Day! Wowie zowie! Hot dog! And Hallelujah! 😀 Can you tell I’m really happy? But boy, do I wish I had video of this! Still waiting for batteries! The plan, such as it was, for today was to have … Continue reading

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Atty on the Trailer with Engine On, 5-3-13

I made two mistakes in this session. The first one led to the second one. The first mistake was forgetting to feed breakfast to the other horses right away, as I usually do. This led to my leaving Atty on … Continue reading

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