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- Thank you so much! I will be doing what you said for sure! So far I have not saddled or bridled her, but am planning to in the next few weeks. I have been lunging her only a little bit, because I know it is hard on her joints. I have tied her, and left her for 10 mins at the most, and she loves to be groomed. Mostly I just drop the lead rope, and not tie her up.
I have had the bareback pad on her, just to get use to the girth around her stomach. And I am going to contact someone with good horses, to maybe pony her around on nice days. I just have to get her use to other horses being around her in the open (she doesn't like them in the open, will try to kick the others, and gets really pushy) so I have been working on that also.
Thank you again, I really appreciate it, and I am looking into different horse training methods, including the ones you mentioned.
- Hello, I just wanted to say hey, I live in Saskatchewan too! I live in Birsay if you know where that is?
Anyways, I wanted to ask you a question also. Do you do any groundwork with your horses in winter? I have a 2 year old that I am training, but we have been doing the same thing over and over again. I want something new to do with her. I know some things she will need to continue doing, but I want to give her more of a challenge. Any Ideas?
I am asking this because you know what it is like in Saskatchewan, and what the weather is like.
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- LisaG liked post by horselessmom On thread : Do reiners look down when riding?I really don't want to find out if she's crazy. :D I want to live in ignorance for a bit longer. We don't have another barn to move to. :lol: As long as she isn't teaching my daughter to look...Liked On: 03-23-2013, 09:53 PM
Posted On: 03-17-2013, 04:46 PMLisaG liked post by NBEventer On thread : My trainer is really ticking me off. (LONG rant)Try telling her that you really want to try eventing and since she doesn't do it you want to take lessons from someone who does. If you can work it out maybe that you take lessons from an eventing...Liked On: 03-23-2013, 09:41 PM
Posted On: 03-22-2013, 03:37 PMLisaG liked post by Joe4d On thread : Can you leave your animals?I couldnt get there in five minutes if I m at work, shopping or riding one of my horses. got people I can call if there is a problem. but food water, basic safe areas. Gotta leave em to fate at that...Liked On: 03-23-2013, 09:31 PM
Posted On: 03-23-2013, 09:20 PMLisaG liked post by deserthorsewoman On thread : My mare might have laminitis?Just saw the thread and thought " abscess":-) As for your ideas about changing the feed: fat in feed doesn't cause laminitis. Alfalfa pellets and beetpulp without added molasses wont, either. High...Liked On: 03-22-2013, 02:19 PM
Posted On: 03-21-2013, 07:21 PMLisaG liked post by verona1016 On thread : HELP nursing mare losing weightUnlimited hay and a mare and foal type grain would probably be a good place to start. I'm with waresbear, though- definitely worth consulting a vet before it gets out of hand!Liked On: 03-21-2013, 02:06 PM
Posted On: 03-21-2013, 11:48 AMLisaG liked post by bsms On thread : Larry TrochaI do appreciate his straight-forward approach. It is, "You need to teach the horse this, and here is how I do it", not, "If your horse loves you, he'll do anything for you". And sometimes, hearing...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 09:39 PM
Posted On: 03-20-2013, 09:37 PMLisaG liked post by Muppetgirl On thread : Is it wrong to give your horse a pat?Haha! If only I could poke you between the eyes with my drum stick!!! Actually I enjoy being flat out honest with people, it really liberates a person! I have brutally honest friends and we all have...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:15 PM
Posted On: 03-20-2013, 09:03 AM^^^ Any coincidence that the Muppet you chose was Animal? (said with a slow approving nod of approval)Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:15 PM
Posted On: 03-20-2013, 08:46 AMI'm not even okay with this anymore you guys, when I see her she is definitely getting an earfull. It is NOT okay that my horse has already learned to seek a treat for tacking up, and I'm mad that...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:14 PM
Posted On: 03-20-2013, 08:18 AMLisaG liked post by Dustbunny On thread : Is it wrong to give your horse a pat?You might try stepping back and landing on her foot...30 or 40 times. Or a heavy sigh and taking your horse and going back into the stall and shutting the door. I have been thoroughly enjoying some...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:13 PM
Posted On: 03-19-2013, 12:26 PMLisaG liked post by Delfina On thread : Is it wrong to give your horse a pat?I pat all the horses at the barn. Usually on the butt when I am cleaning or moving things as a "heads up, human behind you". I can't say any of them mind, half of them see me raising my hand and...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Posted On: 03-19-2013, 11:37 AMAnrew, I just MIGHT try that. I can definitely manage that as opposed to telling her to buzz off! I really don't mind if people think I'm crazy, mostly because BO knows I'm not an thats all that...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:11 PM
Posted On: 03-19-2013, 08:14 AMOr. Every time she comes to tell you all about what you should be doing with your horse take the opportunity to tell her all about the time you were abducted by aliens. Tell her how they took you to...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:11 PM
Posted On: 03-18-2013, 11:36 PMLisaG liked post by loosie On thread : Is it wrong to give your horse a pat?Hi, haven't read any responses, so I'm sure to repeat what others have said... Depends what you're doing it for & what the horse thinks of it IMO. Eg. many people slap(pat) their horse as a...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:10 PM
Posted On: 03-18-2013, 11:25 PMLisaG liked post by soenjer55 On thread : Is it wrong to give your horse a pat?I'm a lot like you, where I don't want to really hurt someone's feelings and am so tolerant that I have to force myself to put my foot down, before things get out of hand. You can always practice...Liked On: 03-20-2013, 08:09 PM
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