The Petey con FoxyRoxy1507 and Gillian
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding

The Petey con FoxyRoxy1507 and Gillian

This is a discussion on The Petey con FoxyRoxy1507 and Gillian within the Horse Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        09-01-2010, 10:16 PM
      #1
    Yearling
    The Petey con FoxyRoxy1507 and Gillian

    So today Gillian came out to help me w the re-training of Petey since Swoop twisted his foot last night. At this point for Petey we are just working on getting him to flex and relax his neck and back and to carry his own weight and not lean on the bit or your hands.. I believe the ride went well. Unfortunately it was getting too dark to get the pic of our final canter which was the best ever. The day started out with a lunge to loosen Petey's back and for whatever reason he decided to freak out and run lol but once we got him back I got on for a minute to make sure he would not be crazy. Then Gillian got on and worked on suppling exercises at the walk and a little trot then I got back on for the finish!

    **please no comments on not wearning helmets or on the way I am training as he has had multiple bad experiences that I have spent time trying to correct**






    More to come tomorrow... and of course in the future
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        09-01-2010, 10:23 PM
      #2
    Started
    He's a cutie and looks like he has some great movement! Looks like he's doing good. The silly running picture made me laugh.
         
        09-01-2010, 10:32 PM
      #3
    Banned
    May I say your horse is a stunner in a mohawk? He is a very nice looking horse
         
        09-01-2010, 11:49 PM
      #4
    Started
    Yay!

    Petey was a good boy. And expect a lot of pictures in the future! I got a new camera and LOVE taking pictures so there will be loads of Swoop and Petey!
         
        09-02-2010, 09:06 AM
      #5
    Yearling

    Yay we're stretching





         
        09-02-2010, 09:10 AM
      #6
    Yearling




    The main goal w Petey lately really is just getting him relaxed and happy and that he does not have to put his head up like a giraffe or hang on my hands.. my hands are down a lot in these pics but I've been riding with them very high when his head is high and I will flex him.. once he flexes I over exaggerate going soft in the reins and bringing my hands down but still keeping contact. He's a very smart point and is starting to get the picture so I am very proud of him. When he was up with my trainers daughter they never stretched him properly and basically never really used leg aids on him so I've spent the last year trying to show him riding isnt horrible since he had a sore back and that I will not yank on his face but he also cannot lean on me. I even had to re-teach him leg aids.. so we're just now starting on the self carriage and more lateral work. I will have another dressage lesson this weekend so there will prob b pics of that too. But I am very proud of how far he's come since I got him back last july
         
        09-02-2010, 11:21 AM
      #7
    Yearling
    Drafts4ever- he is a pretty good mover bc he's def a powerhouse! May not be the most smooth movement but he has so much impulsion I love it

    Knackforhorses- thanks I roach both my horses manes

    There should b lots more pics coming this weekend!
         
        09-02-2010, 12:14 PM
      #8
    Started
    Yes, definitely more pictures!
         
        09-02-2010, 07:17 PM
      #9
    Yearling
    Bump bump
         
        09-02-2010, 07:19 PM
      #10
    Yearling
    He's gorgeous =0 the roached mane really suits him.
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Happy birthday, FoxyRoxy1507! 3neighs General Off Topic Discussion 2 10-24-2009 10:49 AM
    Horsie Photoshoot! Petey FoxyRoxy1507 Horse Pictures 11 10-15-2009 07:00 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:50 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0