Posts Tagged ‘what’

What am I doing wrong?

“Hi Stacy, I’m a trail rider and up until recently I didn’t understand the need to ride around in a circle.   I bought a new horse about a year ago and on the trail he will follow my husband’s mare with no problems.  He even leads sometimes, if she’ll let him.  I live in —————…

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When I die, I want my horses to….

How would you finish this sentence? Over the years I have had several concerned owners tell me their plans or ask for my advice…but in most cases I think that the issue goes largely undiscussed. About a month ago I met a man who had recently bought a very nice, very well trained horse from…

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What is a 'dropped shoulder' in a horse and how can I fix it?

Yesterdays blog discussed ‘Confusing terms people use around horses‘ and the following comment showed up on the Facebook post.  “I’ve been yelled at – and still don’t know what a dropped shoulder is.”-Karen S. This is a great example of a confusing term. I agree that people over use this term AND I believe it…

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Name this foal: Newt has a little brother!

Newt has a little brother! He still needs a name, or two, a barn name and a registered name. He is by a stallion named Starlights Wrangler and his mom’s name is Whizards Maggie Mae. Fun fact: Whizards Maggie Mae is a full sister to Whizards Baby Doll (aka Roxy).

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What is the horse saying with his ears?

After posting yesterday’s blog, I noticed several people comment negatively about the horses ears during the performance. The common thread seemed to be that the viewers of the video seemed to think that the horse was saying, with its ears, that it was irritated or annoyed. On the surface I can see how some people…

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How can you prepare a horse for being ridden in a dress?

“Hi Stacy! My sister’s grad is coming up and we were hoping to take pictures of her with/on her horse in her grad dress. I was wondering if you would have any tips on training a horse to accommodate her in her dress. Thanks!”-Fallon S. I have shown several different horses while wearing a dress,…

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