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RE: [RC] Training to cross suspension bridge - Ranelle Rubin


I have taken many a horse (around 15 or so?) across that bridge for the first time. None of them have had any issues. I of course am always leading them. Tell your friend not to worry about it..nothing but a thing..! It really does not even move that much.

Ranelle Rubin, Business Consultant
Independent Dynamite Distributor

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> Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 19:15:29 -0800
> From: redponyfarm@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [RC] Training to cross suspension bridge
> To: ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> A trail riding friend of mine just saw a picture of
> the hanging bridge that is crossed during the Tevis
> ride. She is curious how one goes about training a
> horse to cross a suspension bridge. She doesn't quite
> buy my theory: that teams who ride the Tevis have been
> so many miles together a horses trust level is enough
> when asked to cross.
> Thanks in advance for sharing your experience.
> Leigh Libby
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[RC] Training to cross suspension bridge, edna leigh libby