Author Archives: J.R.

Kimi 8/14 day 3

The bugs weren’t harassing us. It was a cooler day. I worked at ground driving first with a snaffle bit and then with the bosal.  I could definitely see that he was treating me like the lead horse. During my … Continue reading

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Kimi 8/13 day 2

  It was hot and buggy. I’d used up the cans of flies-spray, but neither us Kimi or I could endure the aggressive insects. Nevertheless, I put the saddle on again with no protest or fear from Kimi. I put a snaffle bit … Continue reading

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Kimi 8/12 day 1

Kimi 8/12 Kimi means  (Swift Thunder) in a Plains Indian language. I received Kimi 8/12/2019 for training. My guess as to his height and weight is about 15.3 hands and about 1100 pounds. His breeding Bashkir Curly and Mustang. In the round pen, he … Continue reading

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Training Mission

After the training session with Taj, I got out Mission. He is three. His dam was Fanny and his sire was Titan. I have been intermittent with his training. I started his training last fall, but not often enough to have very … Continue reading

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Training Taj Mahal

  Taj Mahal received his name because my daughter, Josie, was traveling in India and visited the Taj Mahal on the day that he was born. At the moment, I don’t remember his exact birthday. Maybe Josie will have a record. I … Continue reading

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