Category Archives: SPLASH

HORSE TRAINING: Splash, bringing you up-to-date

It’s easy to get behind on posting. Sometimes even though I log the training daily, I  don’t publish the posts. After I get behind on the publishing, I start to get wayward on my daily logging. It’s a vicious circle. … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day Nine

For those of you who haven’t been around horses much, this is Kiwi’s, “Better watch out, I’m angry!” face. Notice her ears are back, her neck and nose are stretched out. After our sessions in the round pen, Splash pretends … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day Eight

My grade school teacher, Mrs. Wagner, told us firmly, “There is no time for love in sixth grade!” I don’t know about sixth grade, but in training horses, horse love turns into another hurdle to overcome. Overnight Splash was smitten … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Backwoods Philosophy

The old-time cowboys and wranglers that I read about when I was a kid would rope their favorite horse out of the herd every morning, saddle up, get on and buck him out. After all the bucks were gone they … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day Six

Thunder and lightning were crackling and flashing, encircling the sky as I spent a little time with Splash between rainstorms today. When we got into the pen he started to trot. I put my hands out and said, “whoa.” He … Continue reading

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