Sunny's Training Journal - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Member Journals

Sunny's Training Journal

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

    Like Tree3Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-13-2011, 12:58 AM
      #11
    Green Broke
    June 12, 2010

    Went to the barn today! Today was the first time I've been since Sunny has been put in the pasture. I went to get her and from afar I could not tell which horse she was because she's pastured with four other chestnut mares! I almost grabbed a Quarter Horse who definitely isn't mine.

    I originally planned to work her in the round pen, but when I got her out she's was pretty spooky about her surroundings so I decide to walk her around the property a few times to help her adjust. She had two main spooks: the wash rack and (gasp)ponies! I promised her that they may be evil Shetlands but they didn't eat Thoroughbreds, but she just wouldn't listen.

    By the third trip around the barn she had really settled down so I put her back in the pasture with her quadruplets.

    Overall a good day!
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-20-2011, 10:26 PM
      #12
    Green Broke
    June 20, 2011

    Had a GREAT day at the barn today!
    I got Sunny out of the pasture and led her around the circle a few times before bringing her into the barn. She was a little balky and a touch spooky. I then groomed her before I took her out to the arena and saddled her. We walked around the arena a few times and let her smell the jumps and things and also worked on her whoa on the lead line since she was getting a little pushy.
    We came back into the barn after a while and she got her first bath at the new barn! She was a little princess about it all, too. It was only the second bath of her life!

    So proud of her.

    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-21-2011, 06:07 PM
      #13
    Green Broke
    Just thought I would add some (crappy)pictures from the day at the barn yesterday!

    Sort of a conformation shot.



    Doing some leading work in the ring.



    After her bath!


    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-26-2011, 01:19 PM
      #14
    Green Broke
    June 26, 2011

    Just got back from the barn! Had a pretty productive day. Finally got her in the round pen and we worked on some major basics since she had never been in a round pen before. I mainly focused on getting her to stay out on the circle, but I also mover her up to the trot a couple times. She did very good.
    After the pen I put her in the wash rack and rinsed her over really quick. She was much more antsy this time and didn't want me to rinse her rear end.

    Overall a pretty good day!
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        07-23-2011, 08:32 PM
      #15
    Green Broke
    July 23, 2011

    Been awhile since I updated. Sunny is doing great. I had her under saddle for the longest time so far a few weeks ago and she was an angel. She has still never tried to act up. She was surely a diamond in the rough when I first got her. Everyone is amazed at how pretty(and big!) she has gotten over the years. Here are some pictures from the other day!
    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg 047.jpg (69.7 KB, 37 views)
    File Type: jpg 049.jpg (41.8 KB, 37 views)
    File Type: jpg 055.jpg (61.2 KB, 37 views)
    File Type: jpg 061.jpg (54.6 KB, 38 views)
    File Type: jpg 063.jpg (68.9 KB, 40 views)
    File Type: jpg 065.jpg (76.2 KB, 36 views)
         
        07-23-2011, 09:46 PM
      #16
    Green Broke
    Great job, she looks awesome. Do you have any pictures of her when you first got her?
         
        07-23-2011, 10:09 PM
      #17
    Green Broke
    I had some great ones of her that showed how wonky she was, but we lost them when we moved. I think my BF has some, so I need to check his computer!
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        07-23-2011, 11:52 PM
      #18
    Green Broke
    Cool it would be great to see them I just couldn't see her looking wonky like you have said.
         
        08-06-2011, 02:54 PM
      #19
    Green Broke
    Found a great comparison picture!

    The first was taken just a few weeks ago, and if I am not mistaken she was just turning two in the second picture. Told you she used to be wonky!


    Attached Images
    File Type: jpg Picture_078[1].jpg (76.8 KB, 29 views)
         
        08-07-2011, 08:13 AM
      #20
    Green Broke
    Wow great job you have done with her. Was she bred for racing? Or just someone who breeds thoroughbreds?
         

    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
    My training journal.... smrobs Member Journals 80 11-20-2011 01:29 AM
    My training journal horseloverd2 Member Journals 7 06-11-2011 07:48 AM
    Jerry's Training/Exercise Journal AngelWithoutWings54 Member Journals 0 06-18-2010 04:37 PM
    Chance's Training Journal. HorsesAreForever Horse Training 1 05-09-2009 05:03 PM
    Training Journal weefoal Horse Training 2 05-04-2009 12:19 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:17 AM.


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