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    The downside of ear tags…

    Bandit and Conan got ear tags before their trip to Canada.  Bandit removed his. Ear tag removal – the painful way Bandit chillin’ on the deck  Bandit found an oak leaf  Torn ears cannot be stitched due to…

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    Lucky – we got it!

    So, the last session removed the last of Lucky’s fear & anxiety. Which is good. And, which led to the next layer of the onion.So often when I get to the point that the horse finally realizes he/she can trust,…

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    Bucklings going to Canada

    Conan and Bandit are headed to Canada soon.  Here are some pictures of the boys. Bandit  Bandit – “must you really take pictures of my rear???” Bandit – such a handsome face Conan Conan – look at that hiney!…

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    A change of pace for Lucky

    I went to work with Lucky tonight and could tell as soon as I approached with the hackamore that he was disengaged. He walked away from me, and refused to put on the hackamore, although he was very willing to…

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    And still more saddling Lucky…

    Lucky challenges me mentally and emotionally more than any other horse I have ever worked with.Getting a read on why he says “no” can be tricky.He is very sensitive and emotional, and reactive. Much more than my other Arabian Ben.…

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    more saddling Lucky

    Still getting resistance on the saddling. Blocking with his head, bolting forward.Doesn’t appear to be fear at this point. Anxiety, tension, anticipation of what comes next, some “no”. Very head high.Chunked the process down a lot. Saddlepad alone, then pad/saddle.…

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