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The No Frills

Saturday, April 25, 2015: Race Day

4:45am: I am not freezing. In fact I’m snugly warm in my cocoon. The first time I woke up was 1:20am. 4,498 more words

Charlie & Star's Clicker Training Diary w/e 26th April.

We haven’t done a lot this week. Partly due to various appointments, and partly due to making the farm safe for our new puppy, who arrives in about 5 weeks time. 385 more words

Horse Training

Today's Peregrine Story: #12 Unexpected Changes

When I started Peregrine under saddle, my trainer said to me that he didn’t have the back strength to perform all the movements of upper level dressage, but he could still carry himself in the equilibrium of a high school horse.  808 more words

Clicker Training

Giving Parelli a Second Chance

Anyone who knows me can tell you how indecisive I am. Well, here I go again. I had cancelled my Savvy Membership a while back for various reasons. 324 more words


Today’s Peregrine Story: #11 What Good Trainers Have in Common

I have watched and learned good things from force-based trainers. How am I defining force-based training? This is training that is backed up with a do it or else threat of escalating pressure. 1,339 more words

Clicker Training

Today’s Peregrine Story: #10 Standing Up For Our Horses

I was at a horse expo watching a trainer crack a bull whip over a horse’s head. She first warned the audience to cover their ears because the crack was going to be loud. 707 more words

Clicker Training

Introducing: Merlin The Miniature Gelding

Please put your hands and hooves together for the newest member of our family – Color Me Dust Coal. He is a registered American Miniature Horse yearling with the gentlest disposition. 514 more words