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    07-30-2012, 09:09 PM
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Foal
Fun stuff to do with an older horse?

What are some fun things to do with an older horse that doesn't require jumping or gaming/running? I was thinking something with obstacles and some more advanced trail and possibly cattle work. Is there anything else that would be fun to do other than the basic riding stuff? I need ideas.
     
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    07-30-2012, 09:15 PM
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Look up some horsemanship patterns, and practice those. Change of gait, timing, turns on forehand, haunches, all done at certain spots, using cones, etc. Very mind occupying.
     
    07-30-2012, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by waresbear    
Look up some horsemanship patterns, and practice those. Change of gait, timing, turns on forehand, haunches, all done at certain spots, using cones, etc. Very mind occupying.
Your idea just reminded me of doing some showmanship. Thanks. :)
     

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