Category Archives: Training

Rocky: Horse Training Lesson One

Rocky is a Curly Horse. He is six years old about 14 hands and a stallion. He is totally preoccupied with mares and fillies. I can relate to these overwhelming preoccupations with the opposite sex, but not lately. A long … Continue reading

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Horse Training Log ‎Monday, ‎August ‎22, ‎2016

Sophie With horse training, it is probably a good thing when each day seems the same especially when there is still some potential wild behavior. At least there were no cowboy moments today. As she keeps to this calm behavior … Continue reading

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Training Sophie Day 6 – 11,  Sunny Delight and Pearl

After the breakthrough on the fifth session (the last post), we repeated the circle game for two more days because she continued to run away when I presented the saddle. Finally, she stopped running and moved out only when I … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Training the Fifth Day

As we commenced our circle dance, Sophie, frantic to get out, demonstrated a new level of wildness. This is a problem. As we are working out the training Sophie should be paying more and more attention to me, not concentrating … Continue reading

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Sophie Day Four

Sophie was afraid of the saddle as I walked toward her saddle in hand, so we commenced our circle dance once again. As she circled around me in the round pen she persisted in seeking for a means of escape. … Continue reading

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