Author Archives: J.R.
Today was the first day in the four days of training that Mission stood for the saddle. Consequently, there was no round penning. I tied the rope to each side of the bosal and ground drove him. This was the … Continue reading
Last May I round penned Mission to a successful join-up, but I didn’t put a saddle on. Mission is now two years and four months old. He seems physically immature for his age, but he is still a stallion and … Continue reading
I didn’t get to ride over the last weekend, but I have ridden Rocky last Thursday, Friday and every day this week up to Friday the 9th. Rocky’s owner asked me if Rocky had an attitude. Perhaps Rocky’s owner meant … Continue reading
May 24 When the colts and fillies first arrive in the round pen they mostly want to run away from me. I encourage this. I make the kiss sound, which they quickly interpret as a go forward cue. I … Continue reading