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post #1 of 3 Old 08-30-2007, 01:30 AM Thread Starter
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Ground work

Who does it, who lives by it, who doesn't know what it is!

I have been working with a new trainer and he is REALLY opening my eyes to things I never dreamt of when building a relationship with your horse!

He explains it as a "tier". Starting from the ground up.

I tell you what...the days that I don't do as much ground work...I feel like I am on a completely different horse!
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-30-2007, 07:59 AM
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i like to do ground work.
i think its also important to 'excercise' the mind aswell as physical.
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post #3 of 3 Old 08-30-2007, 09:09 AM
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I am huge on ground work. I'm buying a dead broke trail horse and plan on doing at least several weeks of ground work before I even get on his back. Even for trained horses it is so important to build that relationship with them.
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