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Re: [RC] new riding tool/toy - Barbara McCrary

Our favorite trotting song is Sweet Betsy From Pike.  I remember our singing
it loudly as we rode over the mountains on one of the Death Valley rides.


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Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 6:59 AM
Subject: Re: [RC] new riding tool/toy

You mean you don't sing already???

LOL!  That was my response too!  I have walking songs, trotting songs, and
cantering songs... <g>  Am currently riding a horse that wants to get
goofy rushing home, and realized that I had forgotten to sing to
him--amazing what a difference it made last night in getting some
stretches of flat-footed walk instead of just jigging on the last 3/4 mile


Riding alone is when you teach a horse all the "tools" and "cues" he needs
to handle the trail, to hold a speed, deal with hills, etc. It's also
you develop the "bond" that causes him to "defer" to you before losing his
~ Jim Holland

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...but then, I do ride my horses a lot more than most people 
~  Karen Chaton

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