Author Archives: J.R.
Kimi and I have been training every day but Saturday. The daily routine has become very similar with the exception of some great milestones like a lighter rein-back. There are no meltdowns or bucking fits to report. I’m happy about this, but it doesn’t make for a … Continue reading
…outside of the round pen, I lunged him again and rode him… Today, he stood calmly for the saddle. When the saddle was secure I lunged him briefly two or three rounds. He was attached to me with the mecate.’ (the bosal is a rawhide band that wraps around … Continue reading
Kimi was allowed a Sabbath rest. Sunday we were back in training. Our session started by brushing him for 5 minutes or so. But as I was about to put the saddle on the (blanket already in place) he bolted and ran … Continue reading
After a few minutes of asking Kimi to lunge around me in the round pen without a line, I put the saddle on and then lunged briefly with the mecate’. I mounted. We rode around in the round pen for … Continue reading