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  1. Thread: draft tandem

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    The rules say the leader's traces must be...

    The rules say the leader's traces must be attached behind the wheeler's girth and not to their hames. If I put carabeeners on the first link of the wheelers chain and pass through the trace carriers...
  2. Thread: draft tandem

    by youngwhip
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    draft tandem

    my clydes have been driven tandem, and so have I, I just haven't done it with my own horses. I've not been able to see clearly in photos where to attach things for them, and I don't know how far the...
  3. rollerbolts, eveners, splinterbars etc..?

    I've recently done a lot of reading about different ways to attach horses to poles. Something I'd never heard of before were roller bolts. I cannot get a good photo of them anywhere, (but I see them...
  4. That's my old coach, Kay. :-)

    That's my old coach, Kay. :-)
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    My pony and me!

    Here's a cute photo from a breed demo that I attended yesterday. I think my facebook setting should allow you to see it.

    Belle is a 12.2hh Newfoundland Pony. There are less than 500 of them left...
  6. It really depends on what I am doing. I've had...

    It really depends on what I am doing. I've had minis that have taught me a lot about driving. They surely have their purpose. For tours, I perfer huge quiet drafts. For weddings I like horse, they...
  7. He seemed pretty old hand at the videos so he...

    He seemed pretty old hand at the videos so he probably does have a series of them. I think this was a black horse of some sort with white markings and he was part of a pair... Was it maybe on...
  8. I'm looking for a video that I once saw...

    It was either on youtube, or somewhere. From what I remember there was a (possibly Australian or Kiwi) man with a horse that had just had it's teeth floated and he was going over the differences of...
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    Today's session reminded me of ButlerFamilyZoo's...

    Today's session reminded me of ButlerFamilyZoo's post about a strap hitting their pony and spooking it. Not a human fault, but still a setback.

    This poor horse... In some ways we seem so close to...
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    Holy Pacific Carriage wannabe !! and over $1k...

    Holy Pacific Carriage wannabe !! and over $1k less!!
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    update.

    Thanks for all the input everyone. I have worked this horse a few more times and had a friend there with me, who's a HJ coach, and together we noticed a something interesting.

    Here's how the last...
  12. Thread: Trace rubs?

    by youngwhip
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    She has traces carriers. You don't need to do...

    She has traces carriers. You don't need to do that.

    This is what she has.

    You really only need to run those thru or above your holdbacks to keep them up off the ground. I can't see that...
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    can't-see-baks, that's what i meant. i couldn't...

    can't-see-baks, that's what i meant. i couldn't remember the name. Strange considering it's so easy.
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    Horse a little nervous in blinkers

    I've been working with a fantastic 15.3hh coming 4yo horse. It's been about two months and so far I've taken him from halterbroke to nearly ready for a cart.

    So far he pulls a tire over every...
  15. Thread: Ebay harness

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    A client of mine bought one of these exact...

    A client of mine bought one of these exact harnesses and the backstrap broke while grounddriving. Run away from it.
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    What do you call...

    Different parts of your harness....


    I've heard so many parts being referred to as different things. Is it a European meets American thing? English meets Western? Or maybe it's new terms for old...
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    I'm not a newbie. I was in a heavy lesson program...

    I'm not a newbie. I was in a heavy lesson program for nearly 10 years, completed the "drive canada" program, and now I do all the staff training at the carriage company where I work. I've broke...
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    Thanks to everyone that's replied. I like hearing...

    Thanks to everyone that's replied. I like hearing everyone's stories about how they've started horses and how they've changed their training methods after certain occurances.

    With the high head, I...
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    A few questions and a brag.

    So I have a few questions, I'll post them here and feel free to throw in your advice on any of them. When I ask how/when do you, I mean you personally.

    1. How to you get a horse to lower its...
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