CrackRider's Endurance Training II

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Member Journals

CrackRider's Endurance Training II

This is a discussion on CrackRider's Endurance Training II within the Member Journals forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-19-2008, 07:53 AM
    CrackRider's Endurance Training II

    Hi all!
    Some of you will realise that I've already started a journal here but that is geeting a bit long and old so I thought I'd starta new one. If you haven't read my first blog go ahead and have a look it will give you a bit of background info.
    I haven't posted in a journal for ages becuase of a few things one of these being the EI here in australia last year that put a delay on things this year. Another reason is that I haven't had a horse to ride as the horses i'm given to train by my trainer keep getting sold!! :(

    Now I finally have a horse to train so i'll start posting here again.
    The horse i'm riding is a 9yo grey arab gelding named Nadeem (we call him Demi). Demi has spent most of his life as a stallion but his owner discovered he was firing blanks and gelded him a while ago (took them long enough!) :)
    I went to Renae's, ( a trainer that trains for my trainer . . .i know confusing) were Demi is currently being kept, to ride him today.
    I'm so glad to be back on a horse!!
    Demi was pretty good on our short ride out although he did decide to lunge at Albaraq (the horse Renae was riding) and try to take a chuck out of him.
    He suprised me the but after that I kept an I on him and stopped him when I 'felt' him start to but before he could try something else.
    Then when we turned for home he decided to go from being pretty calm to goey and jig joggy which he did all the way home. :roll:
    He hasn't done much in his life so he is a bit green with some things but he has competed a 40km endurance ride about 3 or 4 weeks ago and he'll be doing another 40km or maybe an 80km ride (depending on his fitness) in a month or so.

    I'll keep you posted

    Oh and here's a picture of him from the 40km ride a few weeks ago (it's not me on him but one of the young girls that ride for the saem trainer as me).

    And this is a picture of Albaraq.

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

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


    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

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:42 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0