Re: [RC] too icy to ride - Jim Holland
Jim, Sun of Dimanche, and Mahada Magic
> Paddi wrote:
> It is to icy to safely ride right now in northern Alberta. (I might
> have to dig out the Easyboots with the studs)
> It always amazes me how fast arabs can learn things. I spent about
> half an hour while the trough filled playing with my 6 year old
> I taught him to pick up his feet with a hand signal last month and
> decided today he should learn how to bow.
> Keeps his mind busy! In a few short minutes I had him picking up his
> leg and putting his nose down to the ground for the start of a bow.
> It is to icy to take him right to the ground yet. That will wait for
> softer snow and better footing.
> My older mare was standing next to us. I taught her years ago. I would
> have her bow to thank the vet at checkin.
> She injured her hip over a year ago and I have not asked her to bow in
> all that time. She cannot do a complete bow but made a huge effort
> when I was teaching Sid the hand signals. They never forget .
> mmmm if the weather stays crappy I should have a trick horse come
> spring instead of an endurance horse.
> anyone know how to teach them to sit down?
> Anyone know any books that show how to teach different tricks?
> Paddi Sprecher
> Canadian Distributor for Dixie Midnight No-Sweat Vent Pads
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Richard T. "Jim" Holland
Three Creeks Farm
175 Hells Hollow Drive
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
FAX (706) 632-1271
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