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Finding his feet

Prince doesn’t know how many feet he has.  As an inexperienced riding horse, and one who has done a lot of Parelli playing from the ground, but not a lot of real schooling work, he often fails to pick his feet up, particularly at the trot.  750 more words

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Buck Brannaman demonstration review

Back in January, when I was deliberating over where to spend 2015, some news came my way which immediately added an item to the “Pro UK” list: Buck Brannaman would be coming to the UK to give his first ever clinic here in June.  1,801 more words

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A New Ponying Pony

While the word ‘pony’ as a verb in a dictionary is about a monetary transaction, I typically use it to describe something I’ve been doing since very early in my pony career.  448 more words

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A Haltering Favor

The thank-yous seemed out of proportion for an act I perform several times a day.  Yet as the conversation went on, it became clear why they were being so heartily expressed.  734 more words

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Open for business

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me!  I haven’t had time to write a full blog post today, so I thought I’d give you a peek at the events I helped put on last week. 178 more words

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They Keep Count

When Lunesdale Silver Belle and Sleddale Rose Beauty were here, Beauty was usually the one that greeted me first at the fence, asking for a treat.  430 more words

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The week the wheels came off... and went back on

I’m beginning to settle into my new working/horsey balance pattern.  There’s still going to be some adjusting along the way, but last week saw a bit of a golden opportunity: I would spend both Monday and Saturday at the yard, and I should’ve had enough time to work with and ride Prince on both days.  1,228 more words

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