Horse Training
 
 

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Member Journals

Horse Training

This is a discussion on Horse Training within the Member Journals forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category

    Like Tree2Likes
    • 1 Post By rookie
    • 1 Post By Breezy2011

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        12-26-2012, 04:05 PM
      #1
    Yearling
    Horse Training

    For all of those who keep up with my threads and posts, I am not asking a question.

    I am explaining the training I have done and what I am going to do. First of all, you can say that I will not be able to break Breeze myself, but I am and will. I will have help with a trainer, but I will be the only one who is getting on her back for a while.

    Anyways, yesterday I put the bareback pad on my 2 year old. Did she freak out? No she didn't. I tightened the girth so the pad would stay put, I took it off, and back on, I did not hold Breeze back, I dropped the lead rope and she stood there. I put the bareback pad on and took it off on both sides of her, rubbed it all over, moved it over her butt, and up her neck a little. I made the sturrips bump against her side and she stood their.

    She had no problem with it being on her back, or around her belly, as tight as a saddle would be.

    Other training I have done is this:
    -lunge her, walking, trotting, stop.
    -backing up
    -desensitizing to ropes, whips, farm equipment, balls, etc.
    -halter train and leading
    -standing still while tied
    -working on ground tying
    -much more..pm me if you would like to know.

    I am the one who halter broke her, and trained her to lead. I got Breeze as a wild yearling and she is about to turn 2 in 2013.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        12-26-2012, 06:52 PM
      #2
    Started
    Breezy, I am glad things went well today with your horse. I am glad you are working with a trainer. I am confused as to the point of your discussion thread. Is this meant to show up all those that doubted you? Isn't the best response to criticism to shut it down not with harsh words but with success? The best revenge is a life lived well. Your horse is doing well in training and that should be reward enough. I can understand the desire to share in great training achievements; however, the sweet taste of victory was not what I got out of this thread. I might have mis-read it but what I got was the preverbial thumbed nose to those who questioned your abilities. These sort of threads are the kind that make people poo poo your abilities because they show a lack of maturity in my opinion. Which could lead to greater blow back. The other alternative I got was that you were trying to sell yourself as a trainer. Which I don't see being true but I could see someone who is unfamiliar with your previous posts deducing that from this post.

    Again, I am glad you and your horse are doing well. I hope you have continued success. I don't mean to call you childish or immature, we all do things that belie our age from time to time.
    Kayty likes this.
         
        12-26-2012, 07:13 PM
      #3
    Started
    Good for you, hope you continue to have success! Post some photos when you can.
         
        12-26-2012, 09:47 PM
      #4
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by rookie    
    Breezy, I am glad things went well today with your horse. I am glad you are working with a trainer. I am confused as to the point of your discussion thread. Is this meant to show up all those that doubted you? Isn't the best response to criticism to shut it down not with harsh words but with success? The best revenge is a life lived well. Your horse is doing well in training and that should be reward enough. I can understand the desire to share in great training achievements; however, the sweet taste of victory was not what I got out of this thread. I might have mis-read it but what I got was the preverbial thumbed nose to those who questioned your abilities. These sort of threads are the kind that make people poo poo your abilities because they show a lack of maturity in my opinion. Which could lead to greater blow back. The other alternative I got was that you were trying to sell yourself as a trainer. Which I don't see being true but I could see someone who is unfamiliar with your previous posts deducing that from this post.

    Again, I am glad you and your horse are doing well. I hope you have continued success. I don't mean to call you childish or immature, we all do things that belie our age from time to time.
    I am by no means calling myself a trainer. I just want to train my own horse, so she listens to me, and my way of riding. I will get other people to ride her also, to get her use to differents ways of riding and to listen to everyone.

    I am not trying to get back to people who once doubted me, but I do want to tell them, and let them know, that I can do it, as most think I cannot.

    I am not acting immature by spreading the word that training Breeze is going great.
    Thunderspark likes this.
         

    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



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:26 AM.


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