Type: Posts; User: Cindyg
Anytime you have to give a harsher instruction (with the spur), be sure to stop and do it again with the lightest instruction -- otherwise your horse will not know that the light instructions mean...
I understand what an accomplishment that is. Congratulations.
I don't get it. What did she do? It looked to me like she put her hand under the girth!
And there's our houseguest!
My Fjord is food aggressive. He's not a jerk. He's just doing what his instinct tells him to do -- survival of the fittest and all that.
We've had to work around it, for sure. I had a special...
Please join the Equine Cushing and insulin Resistance yahoo group. They will give you very specific support and recommendations on managing this.
As Katy (who is an expert) said above, you have...
I really like a step-by-step program. I really like a long-term goal with a clear path.
I really prefer to work on my own, at my own pace, which is very slow. I do not make a very good client for...
Oooo! I've just started! It's too soon for me to give you a review, but I am really excited about this. Come to my FB page, and you can see what I've done so far. :)
If you have a specific...
There's a FB group for those with an obsessive interest in bits :), and it's quite possible that someone there will be able to point you in the right direction.
With a 16 x 16 stall, what about trying a small companion in the stall with him? You could just try it for a few minutes, watching on your nifty barn cam, to see if it makes the difference.
How about this one? http://www.horsetacknow.com/Metalab-Pessoa-Ball-with-Rotating-Copper-Roller-Mouth-Ring-Snaffle-Bit_p_6032.html
ETA Rats! I see somebody already posted this one. :(
It's tough being a human. :(
These young whippersnappers have no idea, do they? :)
What a weird website!
She's bigger than my horse. :)
There's a wonderful FB group for adult riders of ponies.
Oh, I have a suggestion! Chaffhaye, which is super low in sugar and starch, but otherwise like rocked fuel. And Nuzu Stabul 1 Plus. Nuzu is super low in sugar and starch and mineral balanced. The...
Did you watch it 'till the end?
I expected her to feature pads like this or this or this. One more. Or this. Yes, that's a saddle pad.
I have one in my barn. Farnam used to sell it as a barn heater. Never had any problem with it. On the other hand, it isn't terribly warm. The horse has to be directly under it and sort of tall to...
Not only am I submitting this picture, but I am asking for extra credit as he is a FAT, hairy yak, and the antithesis a natural athlete.
I follow Dr. Kellon's program for insulin resistant horses. Per that program, you analyze your feed (forage + concentrate) and feed only to fill in the gaps.
My gaps were copper and zinc. In...
She's so cute!!!!
I have a miniature donkey too, and he is such a wonderful guy. <3 (Also fearful of halters and human things, but *very* fond of rubs and scratches.)
Best of luck!
I just started a program called Straightness Training. Since I just started, I can't really explain much about it, but there's a lot of free stuff online. It sounds like you might really like it.
Yes, just give a bit more of what you normally give him, soaked in hot water if you like. I'd rather mine have an extra flake of hay than a new (to them) kind of meal.