Posts Tagged ‘train’

Episode 7: Setting SMART Goals With Your Horse In 2019

It’s the start of 2019 and time to talk about goal setting. I’m going to talk about SMART goals or goals that you have control of and accidental goals. These are goals that you can’t control the outcome of but you can set yourself up for success with them. I explain what a SMART goal…

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Five on Friday: Foals, Podcasts, Age, Business & Money

Five things of interest that I’ve done this week. #5- Celebrated my birthday ..with food and riding. It should have been more riding and less food…but as it only happens once a year, I’ll take it! My favorite coffee shop, latte, scone, harvest muffin (pumpkin & chocolate chip), wild mushroom pasta (shitakes, creminis, pancetta, and…

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Clipper training horses: techniques that work

How do you approach body clipping foals if they aren’t halter trained yet? With good technique.  The technique is the same one you should use with any horse (approach and retreat) but the application is different. Think about that sentence for a minute. The technique, the idea, the thought, the theory, is approach and retreat.…

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Day 5: Handling the foals and when to halter break

I like thinking outside the box. It isn’t that thinking inside the box is bad…it’s more that I can add to that knowledge by thinking differently at times. Let’s apply this thought to halter breaking. When does halter breaking begin? That depends on who you ask. Some people begin the day the foal is born,…

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Visiting…and riding…Roxy’s foal: Roxter

While I was in Germany last month I had the opportunity to visit, and ride, Roxy’s son Roxter. I was excited about the opportunity but the emotions did catch me off guard. As many of you know Roxy had four foals via embro transfer before she died; Chloe, Roxter, Mia and Jac. As Greg explains…

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