Monthly Archives: March 2010

Trick Video online!

I have finally got up online a video of Luke’s progression with learning the bow and Spanish walk.  You can find that on my YouTube channel .  I will work on getting one done for Dixie, and I am looking forward … Continue reading

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Trick training 202, desenitization 101.

Lol. Trick training, 202.  Not 101.  I think Luke is well past trick training 101 at least where the bow and Spanish Walk are concerned.  They are coming along very well.  Luke is a pro at bowing now, he goes … Continue reading

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Dealing with change

Well, I am still terribly bummed.  I was even more bummed after a trip to the barn last night, while I spent yet another husbandless visit to the barn working HIS ponies.  I hitched Luke up for the first time … Continue reading

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Unrealistic expectations

I am really more than a bit bummed today, not so much that the horse I visited on Saturday didn’t work out, but more so from the conversation I had with my trainer Saturday and Sunday about that horse and … Continue reading

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Interviewing your horse

In a lot of ways, looking at a horse to purchase is a little like going to a job interview, only you’re the one asking the questions.  You know what kind of horse you’re looking for, so you are essentially … Continue reading

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I am going to look at a horse

Finally! Someone that actually responds intelligently to questions, answers what is asked,  and most of all, just gets back to you! I expanded my search to include about 30 more miles in my search radius, and while parusing Craigslist, I … Continue reading

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Moving on

Ok, I admit.  I play the lottery. Contstantly. I buy tickets every week (twice a week actually), and I buy scratch offs from time to time too.  Sometimes I get on little streaks.  I’ve won $100 in one shot before.  … Continue reading

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Someday my ship will come in

So, for just casually looking for a horse, I’m probably the most aggressive casual looker around.  I keep telling myself “OK, No need to search for horses today, they’re the same as yesterday”, but still, I end up looking.  I … Continue reading

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The Draft Cross; now these are horses!

Draft horses: Quiet but bulky, gigantic though gentle and generally sweet.  Truly meant for field labor and heavy carriage pulling.  They just aren’t your typical riding horse, while many a 17.3 hand Shire enjoys the life of a western ridden … Continue reading

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When selling something, it helps to respond!

I do enjoy horse shopping, but I haven’t done it in so long, I almost forgot how hard it actually is to get a response out of people!!  I mean COME ON, if you are listing something to sell, then … Continue reading

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