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- About piglet
- Born horse crazy. Graduated with a degree in Equestrian Science. Always trying to learn more.
- My hobbies include teaching my draft cross to be a good citizen, gardening, and beekeeping.
- Substitute teacher, cashier at the Zoo.
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- piglet liked post by Chevaux On thread : Lethargic FishI do believe we have a fish whisperer in DraftyAiresMum:D Hope your little guy will be feeling better soon, LilyandPistol.Liked On: 07-29-2015, 06:46 PM
Posted On: 07-29-2015, 05:45 PMpiglet liked post by Eolith On thread : Old Wives Tales or Truth?Chestnuts (and ergots) are vestigial toes left over from when the ancestors of horses had multiple toes. ...Liked On: 07-29-2015, 06:36 PM
Posted On: 07-23-2015, 10:59 AMpiglet liked post by Ripplewind On thread : what to do when you feel you are going to fall?This is a very good question, it's been interesting to read the responses! I've been studying martial arts for five years, and the very first thing Sensei teaches his new students is how to fall....Liked On: 07-15-2015, 08:41 AM
Posted On: 07-12-2015, 12:44 AMpiglet liked post by Eclair On thread : what to do when you feel you are going to fall?Do anything you possibly can to stay on! This is what I do: jam those heels down as far a I can, let my hips move with the horse but keep my upper body straight and shoulders back.Liked On: 07-15-2015, 08:40 AM
Posted On: 07-08-2015, 11:29 AMpiglet liked post by Smilie On thread : Horse won't move away from me...don't confuse wanting to be near you with loving you so much, but rather with alack of respect for your space, and also thus with lack of respect for any requests you make that implicates work A...Liked On: 07-15-2015, 08:09 AM
Posted On: 07-15-2015, 12:44 AMpiglet liked post by Foxhunter On thread : Darn Dawg!So, update on the darn dawg! Max has learned not to try and get in my bed. I am certain this is just because it isn't as cold. His bed has a dog cushion in it and a double duvet. The latter...Liked On: 06-10-2015, 10:03 AM
Posted On: 06-10-2015, 02:42 AMpiglet liked post by blue eyed pony On thread : Kindest bitting for a strong horseMy eventer was EXACTLY the same. Everyone else will advise against bitting up but that's actually exactly what I did. I did it partly because I was terrified of him and partly because he'd learned...Liked On: 05-19-2015, 06:12 PM
Posted On: 05-19-2015, 08:31 AMpiglet liked post by Hackamore On thread : Kindest bitting for a strong horseIf this horse responds good in a snaffle during work at home but gets anxious at new locations then he needs more exposure & not a new bit. Keep using the bit you have and take this horse out to new...Liked On: 05-19-2015, 05:58 PM
Posted On: 05-19-2015, 07:59 AMpiglet liked post by Palomine On thread : Cutback/Saddleseat saddles?https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Fox+Saddle+Pad&view=detailv2&&&id=6B11DF5ACB84A8F6E0EC36193F9651A19A742C66&selectedIndex=5&ccid=Kt2IWQxf&simid=607994269621096216&thid=JN.EXmcpVMMvfJsgAooP%2bhizQ&...Liked On: 05-15-2015, 11:18 AM
Posted On: 05-14-2015, 08:03 PMpiglet liked post by stevenson On thread : Negative riding buddy destroying my confidence.You do not need to defend yourself to her. If / when she makes another negative comment to you, say to hear, I don't find your comments amusing, funny or helpful. So please , if you cannot find...Liked On: 04-30-2015, 06:07 AM
Posted On: 04-30-2015, 02:28 AMpiglet liked post by Saddlebag On thread : Negative riding buddy destroying my confidence.As soon as she starts, interrupt her with something positive. Keep doing it and she'll quit but it might take a while. Or tell her straight out "I'm not interested in hearing this" and turn away. You...Liked On: 04-30-2015, 06:06 AM
Posted On: 04-28-2015, 07:48 PMpiglet liked post by Reiningcatsanddogs On thread : Negative riding buddy destroying my confidence.Here is a hard learned bit of advice. Whenever someone is bad mouthing others around you, it is a pretty good bet that they are bad mouthing you around others. Give them a wide berth.Liked On: 04-30-2015, 06:06 AM
Posted On: 04-28-2015, 04:33 PMpiglet liked post by NBEventer On thread : Horse with really weird jumping form *PICTURES*I train standardbreds as they come off the track, and have been training my own for eventing and jumpers. I know the struggle with controlling their pace. It sounds like he hasn't learned to use...Liked On: 04-30-2015, 06:03 AM
Posted On: 04-29-2015, 07:54 PMpiglet liked post by Dreamcatcher5 On thread : Horse with really weird jumping form *PICTURES*Oh, thank you so much for this. Looking back at how he tackles higher jumps, I can definitely see how not using his back properly can be the reason to why he is jumping like this. It all adds up....Liked On: 04-30-2015, 06:00 AM
Posted On: 04-29-2015, 09:57 PMpiglet liked post by Saskia On thread : Barn dos and dontsI don't think you shouldn't strike up conversations with other riders, but choose your moments. Wait until they have finished their ride and might have a few moments. Don't borrow other people's...Liked On: 04-20-2015, 07:08 AM
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