|Lissa ||03-21-2011 04:32 PM |
driving my mini-donk
I will be starting ground driving soon!
currently in the process of searching for a reasonably priced harness - so I have made my own out of an old fleece english girth (it fits COMPLETELY around my donkey! lol) and added a rope breast collar with some loops for my reins and we are all set for her first driving lesson =)
spring farm work has to be done first THEN I get time to start playing with the minis more ;)
*note* I will never actually hook anything up to her until we get a real harness.. but it suits the purpose for teaching.. minis are a major fad around here now so even used harnesses are selling for as much as new ones
|Reiterin ||03-22-2011 12:15 AM |
That's great! Have you driven before?? You will love it.
|Lissa ||03-22-2011 03:14 PM |
I've driven before but never owned my own, so I'm excited to have one that I will be able to hitch up whenever I want (eventually!)
|A knack for horses ||03-22-2011 03:55 PM |
That sounds oh so cute!!!
Pictures are a must! :wink:
|SpiritedLittleCopperSpots ||03-22-2011 08:25 PM |
Have fun with it and let us know how it goes. :D
Love to see pics when you get started!
|Lissa ||03-24-2011 04:55 PM |
I'm sure there will be lots of pictures!
It's gotten cold again here =( hoping it will be warm again next week and I'll begin working with her again
|SpiritedLittleCopperSpots ||03-24-2011 05:28 PM |
I sure wish I could be saying the same thing!
It is going to be awhile before I can start working horses again, we still have a couple feet of snow on the ground here. :-(
|Reiterin ||03-26-2011 08:25 PM |
you need a sleigh! ;)~
|xXSweetBreezeXx ||03-27-2011 04:40 PM |
PICS! Haha, I have two mini donks. One I trained to pull a cart and sleigh, but she's pregnant now, and her almost 2 year old colt is just learning to ground drive while I pull the cart behind me. Keep us updated on your progress!
|SpiritedLittleCopperSpots ||03-28-2011 09:57 AM |
Originally Posted by Reiterin
you need a sleigh! ;)~
That would be fun, maybe one day I'll have one.
I have thought about hooking up a sled for the fun of it! Kind of worry about the ice under foot though...
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