Category Archives: Ruby

Ruby Day 18

Ruby had some days off because I had an art show down in Minneapolis over the weekend. I didn’t have a chance to login Wednesday and Thursday last week so I’ll give you a short review of those days. She did great. … 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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Ruby: Day 15 horse training walking quietly

  Today in the round pen, when I walked toward her with the saddle, she ran away. I encouraged her to run by slapping the whip on the ground. I asked her to turn and go the other direction often. … Continue reading

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Ruby and Pearl: Day 14 horse training milestones

Today I took the mares out for their daily ride. I left the other one so that she couldn’t be seen by the one I was working with. It worked better. Jigginess is a vice or a fault in which … Continue reading

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Ruby and Pearl: Day 13 Horse Training/ Separation Anxiety or Buddy Sour

I was wrong about Pearl not caring about the separation from Ruby. She didn’t show any anxiety in the pasture. However, I rode Pearl yesterday. I saddled up Pearl pretty close to where I’ve been keeping Ruby, and Pearl showed … Continue reading

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