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- Tymer liked post by tinyliny On thread : Can someone please pinpoint what this guy did wrong? (somewhat graphic, angry horse)i think that approach and retreat as you described is a worthy tool in training, but if you never do something that might upset your horse, you will never know what is really inside him,...Liked On: 12-29-2013, 06:28 PM
Posted On: 12-27-2013, 09:36 PMTymer liked post by Saddlebag On thread : Okay, am I insane? I think I'm insane.Tymer, I've cleaned hundreds of western saddles. Start with just a cleaning and see how that goes. Western are tanned a little differently than English. A key area to clean is the backside of the...Liked On: 12-08-2013, 03:26 PM
Posted On: 12-08-2013, 08:34 AMTymer liked post by tinyliny On thread : Snaffle on correctly?You should submit that diagram to "Equis" magazine for publication.Liked On: 12-06-2013, 10:58 AM
Posted On: 12-05-2013, 03:10 AMTymer liked post by PrivatePilot On thread : Diagonal HELP!Sometimes approaching things backwards works as well - look for the shoulder that is very clearly BACK as opposed to forward, and line up your diagonals accordingly. Sometimes it's easier to detect...Liked On: 11-15-2013, 11:07 PM
Posted On: 11-05-2013, 10:37 PMTymer liked post by waresbear On thread : Time for No Stirrups November!You owe me wine lady! I rode both nags in HAIL sans stirrups. Bloody worse than my hour workout this morning!Liked On: 11-02-2013, 04:09 PM
Posted On: 11-01-2013, 09:02 PMTymer liked post by waresbear On thread : How do YOU dismount?Occassionally I would lift myself over the back of the saddle & slide down off my horse's butt, just because I could. My coach told me not to as this could be hard on his back. So we don't do that...Liked On: 04-09-2012, 10:41 AM
Posted On: 03-24-2012, 07:24 PMTymer liked post by Speed Racer On thread : How do YOU dismount?30 years ago: Kick both feet out of stirrups, lean forward with hands on either side of horse's neck, swing right leg back, up, and over horse, and drop lightly to my feet beside him. Now: Tell...Liked On: 04-09-2012, 10:34 AM
Posted On: 03-23-2012, 05:44 PMTymer liked post by kitten_Val On thread : How do YOU dismount?I tried to dismount back on mounting block couple weeks back (after I was done with riding). But I missed the block... :DLiked On: 04-09-2012, 10:34 AM
Posted On: 03-23-2012, 05:34 PMTymer liked post by DieselPony On thread : Don't ya just love making the cashiers at WalMart wonderI haven't gotten too many odd looks. Just mostly when I go in to get just polysporin and athletes foot cream for thrust treatment. But one time I'm sure my barn get up didn't help the situation...Liked On: 04-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Posted On: 04-05-2012, 04:06 PMTymer liked post by IquitosARG10 On thread : Why?!I hate it when they preface it by saying "i know these aren't good confo pics but......" Well if they aren't good then don't put them up, because you won't get accurate responses and the...Liked On: 04-04-2012, 10:22 PM
Posted On: 04-04-2012, 07:35 PMTymer liked post by xxBarry Godden On thread : Bonding vs. BriberyBribery - a biscuit , a pear , an apple - yes I am guilty. If she asks and I've got it, she gets it. If I haven't got it, she can't have it. If we are going back to her pasture and she wants...Liked On: 02-24-2012, 12:49 AM
Posted On: 02-23-2012, 04:35 PMTymer liked post by Wallaby On thread : Bonding vs. BriberyLacey and I have a weird sort of bond. I think of it as more a friendship vs a dominance sort of thing. I could liken it to when you have a really good friend and both of you want to please the...Liked On: 02-24-2012, 12:37 AM
Posted On: 02-22-2012, 04:42 PMTymer liked post by themacpack On thread : Dumbest idea EVER...EVER!While I agree with the sentiment, I think it is important that the actual facts of the situation be confirmed BEFORE the OP, or anyone else for that matter, tells the parents anything -- what the OP...Liked On: 02-19-2012, 06:08 PM
Posted On: 02-18-2012, 07:04 PMTymer liked post by Wallaby On thread : What is your idea of a "beginner's horse"?I thoroughly agree with this. I can get Lacey into a canter with just one "kissing" noise and with one flick of the lead rope on the ground. With her kids, however, her favorite speed is 0 mph. ...Liked On: 02-19-2012, 05:58 PM
Posted On: 02-18-2012, 07:17 PMTymer liked post by Endiku On thread : What is your idea of a "beginner's horse"?I like to have a lesson horse with atleast six years of training put into them, though I did make an exception with our arabian, Xcia. I expect them to be very forgiving of mistakes and willing, but...Liked On: 02-19-2012, 05:57 PM
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