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Joy
Mom, wife, photographer, scrapbooker, dog lover, miniature horses
Interests: Photography, scrapbooking, dogs, miniature horses, West Wing, Glee,Big Bang Theory, reading, cross-stitching, sleeping
Recent Activity
About two weeks ago, I started working Ethel using the DUH Method as developed and produced by Clinton Anderson. It's going to be a slow process as I can't seem to get out there to work with Ethel as much as I want or should. Still, we're making progress and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2012 at 2012: A Year of Horse Training
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The lack of daylight hours is truly bothersome. Working full time means my chances of getting outside during the day is very limited. I can still make some changes to manage *some* time but the best scenario will be when winter is done! I guess as long as I live... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2012 at 2012: A Year of Horse Training
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I've seen use of cross ties, especially while grooming, in a lot of the online things I've read as well as in various books and magazines. Up to now, I haven't been able to determine a good place to set up a cross tie area. Last week, after I cleaned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at 2012: A Year of Horse Training
I was referred to this video over on the Lil Beginnings Miniature Horse Talk forum. Talk about incredible training not to mention trust and a bond between animal and human. That's a lifetime at work, to be sure. I can only imagine that most horse owners would love to attain... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at 2012: A Year of Horse Training
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As I could have predicted, day 2 started off cold enough that training would be more than a bit difficult to manage. Still, I spent 10 minutes working with Cha Cha. Every bit counts, right? Obviously, I need to figure out how to not lose momentum even if getting out... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at 2012: A Year of Horse Training
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The idea of creating yet another blog is likely a pretty crazy one. Still, I'd like to document my work with our miniature horses this year. So, we'll give it a try and see how it goes. The worst that can happen is that it doesn't work and I'll scrap... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at 2012: A Year of Horse Training
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