Category Archives: Training

Kimi 8/14 day 3

The bugs weren’t harassing us. It was a cooler day. I worked at ground driving first with a snaffle bit and then with the bosal.  I could definitely see that he was treating me like the lead horse. During my … 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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Mission Saddle Introduction

  Last May I round penned Mission to a successful join-up, but I didn’t put a saddle on.   Mission is now two years and four months old. He seems physically immature for his age, but he is still a stallion and … Continue reading

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