Category Archives: Training

Kimi 8/16 day 5

After a few minutes of asking Kimi to lunge around me in the round pen without a line, I put the saddle on and then lunged briefly with the mecate’.   I mounted. We rode around in the round pen for … Continue reading

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Kimi 8/15 day 4

Today I spent more time about 15 minutes riding Kimi in the round pen with a bosal and bareback. A couple of times he was a little irritated and reached around and tried to bite me (it appeared to me … Continue reading

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Kimi 8/12 day 1

Kimi 8/12 Kimi means  (Swift Thunder) in a Plains Indian language. I received Kimi 8/12/2019 for training. My guess as to his height and weight is about 15.3 hands and about 1100 pounds. His breeding Bashkir Curly and Mustang. In the round pen, he … Continue reading

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Training Taj Mahal

  Taj Mahal received his name because my daughter, Josie, was traveling in India and visited the Taj Mahal on the day that he was born. At the moment, I don’t remember his exact birthday. Maybe Josie will have a record. I … Continue reading

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Mission Ground Driving

Today was the first day in the four days of training that Mission stood for the saddle. Consequently, there was no round penning. I tied the rope to each side of the bosal and ground drove him. This was the … Continue reading

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