My horses don’t start to lope or canter under saddle consistently until they are four years old. My horses are started very lightly at 2.5 years old then mostly trail rides at a walk until they are 3.5 then they are introduced to the lope but only loping occasionally in the arena until they areContinue reading “Loping into the future!”
The more you can expose them to and show them there’s nothing to fear, the stronger your bond will become and the more solid of a horse you’ll build. Sam snorts when he’s unsure you can hear him snorting in the videos but remaining curious because alfalfa is inside of it and he has toContinue reading “Getting Sam used to the tire”
What a bond we share! Most horse’s when let out into the big pasture take off running to explore, not Sam he stayed by me where it’s safe. He allowed me to lead the way and show him around without a halter or force. He listened when I called him to come closer, he cameContinue reading “Showing SAM around the big pasture he stayed right with me like a foal to his momma!”
She was bored of dragging the cone so we stepped it up! She did fabulously!
Sometimes it takes longer than others to happen but we train and take baby steps hoping for the day the lightbulb clicks on and BOOM! You’re riding a broke horse not a green bean anymore! That moment hit Charlie last week after we came home from county fair. It was her second year there andContinue reading “As a trainer we work tirelessly waiting for the day the horse “wakes up broke”…”
Sam is my recently wild 8 year old BLM mustang that I’ve been working with since April. We are using a new method I’ve customized for him since he gets nervous when feeling forced I rarely use a halter on him and he’s not a fan of saddles. This was the first time I’ve satContinue reading “First steps with a rider! No halter! No saddle just trust!”
Sam is my 8 year old mustang he was gathered in either of 2020 and I got him in April 2021. He barely led and still very much wild but we have worked on training with no restraint and no force just trust.
Charlie as a two year old and Charlie currently at age 3!