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re-training a trail horse

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        09-22-2012, 09:10 PM
    Here is her picture...
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        09-22-2012, 09:22 PM
    My guy was from a sting- failed as a guest horse, always a guide horse due to being too spooky (read: not complete deadhead). He's been wonderful to retrain. Good temperament, willing, wants to please, not really hot, but only came with left, right, stop, go. Turning him was like turning a semi-truck, he had no idea leg could mean anything other than go faster, and asking him to move faster than a walk was more than his poor little brain could handle at first and he'd get nervous and rushy. Now he's wonderful. I'd take a string horse to re/upgrade the training on again in a heartbeat!
        09-23-2012, 05:16 PM
    My trainer rode her today. She was looking pretty good out there in the arena. She did have to keep asking her to trot though. I guess she didnt have to do much trotting on the trails. So she would stop every now and she asked with the crop. Pretty girl.

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