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TimWhit91 09-05-2013 12:00 AM

Finally ready to start Roxy on barrels!
 
I have been preparing Roxy to start her barrel training. I believe she is ready!
I can now move each part of her body without her over reacting to my leg pressure. She is using her hind end to circle. She has perfected the spiral exercise, has learned to neck rein, though I can steer with just my legs. And she breezes, she is very fast. I am excited to get this horse on the pattern and getting some experience next year. She has come a long way from the scared horse that used to bolt and run like a crazy horse. I am so happy I decided to buy her.

TimWhit91 09-05-2013 12:02 AM

Roxy
 
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DraftyAiresMum 09-05-2013 12:03 AM

I love her little Mohawk!
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TimWhit91 09-05-2013 12:28 AM

Thanks! She can sure pull off the mohawk look, I love it and it keeps her cooler with no mane on her neck!

beau159 09-05-2013 11:55 AM

Well.... where are our videos?!?!?!?


We wanna see your progress. :wave:

TimWhit91 09-05-2013 12:22 PM

No videos at the moment, its raining and the arena still isn't done :( We have one barrel in the round Pen to start!

barrelbeginner 09-05-2013 06:41 PM

Subbing:) so I can see progress as you keep training:)! Good luck. and pretty horse

TimWhit91 09-06-2013 11:55 AM

Roxy acted like she was on crack yesterday. So hyper. Once I finally got her to calm down, she did great walking around two barrels. She was really sensitive to my legs to set her up for the pocket and keep her butt engaged and shoulder up going around the barrel. My little girl is going to be great!
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Zexious 09-06-2013 12:18 PM

Sounds like things are coming along! We want more pics! <3

TimWhit91 09-06-2013 12:34 PM

I already used my 2.5 GB of 4G internet on my phone :( pictures won't upload with just 2G internet. I am changing my phone plan next month
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