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Horse Training: Johnny, Day Six through Eight

The Pin Wheel In the pen Johnny dawdles along so. He trots and canters, but at walk he acts bored.  On the trail perhaps he is a little slow as yet, but he moves out with some curiosity. Some horses … Continue reading

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Horse Training: Johnny Day Six, Fear

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.” 1 John 4:18 From day one, aside from the moment with the ATV, everything … Continue reading

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ATV vs. Johnny, Day Five

  Today Johnny had a fright from a four wheeler. We were trotting along the road under the power line. The ATV careened around the corner, spitting gravel just behind us.  In a flash I was in a runaway on … Continue reading

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Horse Training: Here’s Johnny, Day Four

9/22/2011   Today Johnny was introduced to three issues which can turn into problems if one does not have the good fortune to answer them with grace.  The issues were the canter, the rein-back and a temptation to balk. Day … Continue reading

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Horse training: Here’s Johnny, Day Three

    Here are a few baby pictures of Johnny 9/21/2011 It has been a rainy windy day.  I waited for a break between the squalls and then went to fetch Johnny.  When he saw me coming he trotted to … Continue reading

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