Category Archives: Pearl

Horse Training Marathon

Over the years, I’ve unintentionally collected horses. Some of them wound up staying here because of past abuse and/or difficult temperaments. I don’t want to sell them at the sale barn where a lot of the horses are bought and sold … Continue reading

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Horse Training/ Pearl and Kiwi

I’ve been doing my horse training marathon for three days. The first day I rode four, which is my goal. Yesterday I only rode Pearl. It was so muddy I didn’t want to muck up the turf in my riding … Continue reading

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My Personal Horse Training Marathon

Today I rode four horses in this order: Pearl, Jihad, Dawn Treader and Kiwi. I rode them in the order of least to best trained, although perhaps Dawn Treader is a little more advanced than Kiwi. Dawn Treader is so … Continue reading

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Ruby Day #24

Today for starters we worked in the riding pen for 20 minutes. We did our ordinary routine: half–passing, full–passing over the pole, stopping square, backing up, turning, the pinwheel etc. Then we took a 7-mile ride; we cantered and trotted … Continue reading

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Ruby and Pearl Day 15

  When I take in a horse for training I inquire about any previous training. Almost all of my troubles with horses have been with horses that have been worked with before. I like a clean slate. With Ruby and … Continue reading

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