Monthly Archives: March 2011

Day 4 in harness

I am going to update constantly about Chewbacca’s harness training since I have nothing else to do with my time and want to bore the world with his progress! LOL 🙂 I am looking for professional, experienced driving instruction.  Right … Continue reading

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Harness Training Part 3

Today I got Chewbacca out for a second day of ground driving with the harness.  He did great! For now, I am working him in his regular English bridle, so he doesn’t have to worry about learning something new with … Continue reading

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Harness training Part 2

As I begin to train Chewbacca to drive, I want to take it in small, easy, simple – and short- steps. I hope this theory works true  –in the mean time, I’m reaching out to local drivers and looking for … Continue reading

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Harness Intro Part 1 and Derby Fever

Well, the weather has turned mildly cooperative and since I cannot ride, that means I’ve been itching to get some driving work done with Chewbacca and of course, continue to leg Luke up for spring and summer driving.  Am I tempting … Continue reading

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A penny for my life…

Most of my tack, including the saddle I bought in October, is now up on eBay… that is to say, the tack that I haven’t sold already.  So it all comes down to this, I suppose.  My life, which was … Continue reading

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Bugs!

It has been so stressful lately with all the horse stuff going on — or, *not* going on, lately and with my car breaking down the other day (which was the alternator that died – and cost almost $500 to … Continue reading

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Never a dull moment….

Ok, I admit, over the last few days I’ve had some near mental breakdowns over the whole riding thing.  While I can go into more detail about how I’ve been wondering how the hell my riding could have gone so … Continue reading

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