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Trailering Skills, Sessions 176-178, 10-31-14

Peggy Hogan was here visiting me for a couple of days about a week ago.  We mostly played with color discrimination, but I did want to also play with trailering skills, too.  I set up the trailer and let Atty … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Sessions 165-168, 9-19-2014

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For the past four sessions, I’ve been concentrating on walking Atticus around our parking area and yard. Why would this be part of trailering skills? In my opinion, I’ll need behaviors in place for offloading in strange places.  There’s no … Continue reading

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Making Strides – Sophie and Loose-Leash Walking, 5-27-14

Sophie and I are continuing on our program of loose-leash walking and she’s really doing very, very well. The last few days that we’ve been out, the weather not only has cooperated, but so have the distractions.  Either there weren’t … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills Session #149, 5-7-14

This particular day started out a little odd as I began by asking my husband to help me reset the blueberry bushes in their pots – they’d sunk down about eight inches or so.  He said he’d be out in … 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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Trailering Skills, Session #123, 12-2-13

Yesterday, I set things up to be exactly as the day before: After breakfast, treats including Stud Muffin in the hay bag in the trailer, ask Atty to walk out with at liberty, through the paddock, paddock gate, and to … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #96, 7-22-13

Atticus and I only did a short, playful session yesterday. I haven’t worked with him in over two weeks, maybe pushing three, so I didn’t want to set my sights too high. My daughter would be taking the truck and … 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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Atty, Door, and Latch, 2-15-13

We’re exploring more bits of trailer loading. Does the door closing bother him? How about the sound of the latch? How about combining the two?

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Atticus Trailer Loading Skills, 2-4-13

Atty and I are still working on trailer loading skills. We are breaking things down into the smallest parts we can think of and working on getting Atticus used to those things. Today’s experiment was interesting as usual. But also … Continue reading

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