Monthly Archives: July 2012

PJ Goes to School

I should have given PJ off yesterday instead of having a lesson.  I’ve decided (with input from Barbara) to hand PJ over to Bridget to ride for two weeks straight – Monday through Friday.  For the past four lessons I’ve … Continue reading

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Super Trail Ride

Betsy and I planned on going on a hack together.  My goal was to get PJ moving.  Betsy’s horse is an experienced event horse, so I thought she’d be perfect for PJ to follow on a good gallop.  Well, nature … Continue reading

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Missed It Again

Today is July 25. Yesterday was July 24.  What was Betsy and I planning on doing on July 24? Going to a horseshow.  It was the kind of horse show you could register on-site for but they recommend sending in … Continue reading

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Exhausted But In a Good Way

I’ve upped my lessons to 3x per week for a few weeks b/c I’m working on something very specific – actually a few things. They are all related and in no particular order they are: 1) using my hip angle; … Continue reading

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What’s PJ’s Cupcake?

I would do just about anything for a cupcake.  PJ is without a doubt, food motivated too.  However, today we came across a bit of a problem with the clicker training.  I took him to the outside ring, where the … Continue reading

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Adventures in Clicker Training Continued

My lesson on Tuesday was very intense and I didn’t think I could reproduce it on my own.  I’ve decided to up my lessons for a couple of weeks from two to three until I get it and feel I … Continue reading

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Walk. Click. Treat. Repeat and Repeat and Repeat…

Since PJ did so well with the targeting today on the ground, I decided to go right to the behavior I wanted: go under saddle.  Yesterday’s lesson taught me one very important thing: it’s not just your legs that make … Continue reading

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