Category Archives: SPICK AND SPAN

Horse Training: Spic and Span 5/19/14

The round pen was dry enough, so I resumed my work on Spic and Span. When I come into their pen Span is often snorting and shy, bolting away from me. This compels me to work with him first. I … Continue reading

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

The following exuberant blog was written March 10. For some reason I didn’t post it. I thought spring had sprung. The next day my hopes were dashed! We were hit by a blizzard followed by -30° temperatures and then more … Continue reading

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Resumed Training

Span resumed training today. There was slushy snow on frozen ground but it was  not really slippery and the footing was reasonable. It was 40° – warm, sun tanning weather after our record-breaking cold. I moved Spic and Span into … Continue reading

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DIFFICULT TO CATCH

Spic and Span 1/14/14– Span is still difficult to catch. As soon as I come into his pen he trots. Head, ears and tail are up. His demeanor looks as if it could be playfulness but I interpret it as … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Barriers

  Spick and Span 1/7/2014 Span got out today! He’s motivated to be with the other horses and apparently not totally content with his roommate. He knocked two fences down and left Spic, who would not cross the wire 6 … Continue reading

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