|Magnum ||05-19-2009 08:28 PM |
Magnum's first run in the roundpen!
So yesterday it was nice enough (today, believe it or not, it's snowing) that I put Magnum in the round pen for a bit of a "romp." Apparently Magnum does not know the meaning of counterclockwise ... whenever I tried to get him to go that way, he would walk toward me and stand, as if to say, "I don't wanna run anymore, can't I stand here and look pretty?"
Eventually I got him trotting counterclockwise a couple of times, and even cantered as well!
Here are some pictures of my big boy...
|Rissa ||05-19-2009 10:11 PM |
He is really fabulous!
|PaintedHooves ||05-19-2009 10:56 PM |
Magnum is a very handsome boy! I love that big blaze of his. :D
|EveningShadows ||05-19-2009 11:28 PM |
Magnum is positively stunning! How old is he? Is he pure Clyde? :D Forgive me, I have a 2 year old Clyde cross and trying to gauge where she'll stop growing! LOL
Anyway, he looks fabulous! Good luck with him in all his training and keep the pics coming!
|Chuckface ||05-20-2009 04:38 AM |
gorgeous thing! good luck with the training
|Magnum ||05-20-2009 08:59 AM |
EveningShadows: Yup, he's pure Clyde. He's coming four, is at 16.22 HH and is supposed to finish over 17 HH. He's my BIG boy, that's for sure!
As for training, I really was just playing with him. I haven't ridden him yet -- my friend rode him for me because he's from Langley, which is a nine-hour drive from here. He's got two months of professional training on him ... I'm just trying to remind him what he knows. I don't think he's ever been in a roundpen, and if that, I think he's used to being lunged with an actual lunge line. I'm going to work on that when he comes home and I have my roundpen all set up.
|Fire Eyes ||05-20-2009 09:21 AM |
Awh, he's adorable!
|reining girl ||05-20-2009 02:53 PM |
he is so handsome!
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