Category Archives: SPLASH

HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day Four 6/12/2012

As I groomed him, he stood quietly, unrestrained by halter or rope, but I could see as I was putting on the saddle he was a little nervous. When I finished, I stroked his neck a bit and then backed … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day three 6/11/2012

Our join-up went really well today. A good join-up is when the horse finds his security in the trainer/horsemen and finds comfort by standing close to him/her. An untrained horse (and many who are trained) will be looking for its … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day two 6/10/2012

Splash’s brown study, “What is this thing on my back?” “Oh no! it won’t come off!” After round-penning, he joined up pretty well. I threw the blanket off and on, both right and left side. He did not move. I … Continue reading

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HORSE TRAINING: Splash, Day One 6/9/2012

Somehow I expected a more difficult day, but everything went smoother than I expected. Splash is a six-year-old American Paint Horse gelding. He is a Hildago look-alike. Marybeth says he’s cute. Yesterday was his first day away from his mother. … Continue reading

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