training for the EXCA
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

training for the EXCA

This is a discussion on training for the EXCA within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category
  • Trainig a horse for exca
  • Exca training

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-16-2011, 10:35 PM
  #1
Foal
training for the EXCA

I have a 3yr filly that I'm training for the EXCA (Extreme Cowboy Race) that we plan on running next year (just to run it, not to win the first year). So far she is doing great and will not get bugged by anything I face her at. We can go up or down the steepest hills, litterally through bushes and tree's, small jumps and she doesn't spook at anything even when we try. She is placing nicely in gymkhanas and I don't push her at all.

Does anyone have other stuff we could work on to prepare her for the EXCA and other stuff that may come in handy just to know, or even just fun stuff. We do lots of that, including we have rode through a busy drive thru and picked up food . Please include tips on training too. Thanks!! :)
Posted via Mobile Device
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-16-2011, 11:47 PM
  #2
Banned
Just see if you can't get some different obstacles up--teeter totters, bridges, crossing waters, pool noodles, etc. And work on things like sidepassing and flying lead changes.
     
    11-17-2011, 03:37 AM
  #3
Foal
We have teamed up with 14-17 well known trainers who have good sized yards with runners over the sticks, on the flat and all weather. They will give us their thoughts on their runners every day which we will publish to our subscribers at 11am on the day of the race.
     

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
A month of dressage training or hunter/jumper training? kerplop Horse Training 13 10-05-2012 02:06 PM
misty is no longer in training training got shortened no me. mistygirl Horse Training 31 01-15-2011 01:56 AM
Re-training a standardbred - training to trot not pace Heather Horse Training 7 03-25-2007 04:27 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:49 AM.


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