Category Archives: Kiwi

Training Log: Kiwi, the benefits of riding bareback

Training Log: Kiwi day twenty-three, thirteenth ride Mary Beth bareback on Stampin Kid Saturday, January 08, 2011 During the winter at our farm the saddles remain frosty in the tack room.  One value of a saddle is to protect from … Continue reading

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Training Log: Kiwi, Defining ‘Broke Horse’ and ‘Trained Horse’

Training Log: Kiwi, day twenty-two, twelfth ride Friday, January 07, 2011 It is still zero degrees and now breezy besides.  In spite of the cold we had a wonderful ride.  Kiwi is ultra-sensitive to my voice, hands and legs. She … Continue reading

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Training Log: Kiwi; halts, starts. back-ups and introducing the bosal

Training Log: Kiwi day twenty-one, eleventh ride Kiwi fitted with her new bosal Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Kiwi and I practiced stopping square with a light pull on one rein and walking out with a touch from my calves in … Continue reading

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Training Log: Kiwi day nineteen ninth ride

Training Log: Kiwi and Winter Wonderland Photos Monday, January 03, 2011 The intermittent shooting that goes on during deer hunting season, not to mention the possibility of being mistaken for a deer, less daylight, ice storms and blizzards, Christmas and … Continue reading

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Training Log: Kiwi day eighteen

Training Log: Kiwi day eighteen “Titan” Kiwi’s Sire Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Kiwi was pleasant and friendly again today. She is still potentially volatile and may have some ‘cowboy moments’ left in her, but the main introductions are over and … Continue reading

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