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    02-23-2009, 12:33 AM
Angry Defination ofhard to catch: these three

Ok so as soon as my freind said your welcome to come and ride my horses when ever you want I knew there would be trouble. And I was right. Heres the result. The three horses are Black betty, Clancy and BettaGirl. After 2hrs chasing them around a 100 acres where the grass was up to my neck in places, I gave up.
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    02-23-2009, 12:42 AM
Well... they're pretty. ^_^ I can't imagine trying to catch a horse that didn't care to be caught in such a huge pasture.

Just a question, did you have any technique for your approach? Usually when my horses are being difficult I just refuse to feed into it. I don't go dashing off after them... just sort of casually walk over to them. If they run away again, I just casually walk over to them and repeat as necessary. If these horses aren't familiar with you, you could try just hanging out with them for a while, chilling in their pasture and letting them investigate you.

When was the last time any of these horses were handled... much less ridden?
    02-23-2009, 04:00 AM
Yeah the chillin out was my approach too but they went hooning off. When they stopped I triedto get closer andit went on and I gave up
    02-23-2009, 04:05 AM
Yea, just thinking about chasing horses around that big of an area makes me ache. My horse sometimes tries to run and play games when I'm holding a halter, but if I leave the halter he comes right up to me. He just has a sick sense of humor and really enjoys pressing my buttons.
    02-23-2009, 04:44 AM
LOL! Banjo is exactly the same!!! Except we only have 5 acres! LOL!! The longest its taken me to catch banjo is about an hour or so! Lol!!! Hate to see what he would be like to catch in 100 acres!!!
    02-23-2009, 07:42 AM
After I come inside, dripping in sweat she goes. Oh I forgot to give you these, they love apples and I can catch them within a few say I wanted to kill her isnt even close......
    02-23-2009, 08:33 AM
Well you got some lovely photos. I am loving the 4th pic, so pretty with the windmill!
    02-23-2009, 09:41 AM
Well you got some beautiful pictures and exercise to boot! Not a completely unproductive day. :)
    02-23-2009, 10:10 AM
Not only did you get some exercise... they did too! In fact, you worked all three in less time than it would probably take to ride each. ;) Admittedly, riding is usually more fun.
    02-23-2009, 12:43 PM
Toby thinks it is funny to run away too. What day you must have had.

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