Showing posts with label young horses. Show all posts
Showing posts with label young horses. Show all posts
February 20, 2021

A Different Perspective On Mouthy Horses

Since everything here is soup -- well, after 22F last night, it is chunky soup -- thanks to what I will generously call "excessive prec...

February 10, 2021

Mortal Sin

 What, you may wonder, constitutes a mortal sin on Flying Solo Farm? Well, pretty much at the top of this list is:  hurting The Solo.   And ...

December 29, 2019

So You Think You Want A Young Horse? Part 2

You can read Part 1 here .  Moving on to Part 2... Be Honest About What You Are Capable Of I think this is the most critical element to ...

December 23, 2019

So You Think You Want A Young Horse? Part 1

There are many tempting factors about bringing along a young horse:  training the way you want, the theory of having more years to play with...

November 16, 2019

Sometimes Refusals Are OK

Green horses are going to refuse jumps.  It's part of the learning process, as they develop skills like how to read questions & how ...

May 18, 2019

Progress And Setbacks

Because you can't have one without the other, at least when it comes to horses. As I mentioned in my last post, Echo recently got a pr...

May 11, 2019

Just Wait

I am trying to adopt these two simple words as my Equine Mantra.  Sigh, the gaping chasm between "simple" & "easy."...

April 29, 2019

A Muzzle Saved My Relationship

Hmmm, that title could be true for so many scenarios, however, in this case, I am referring to a certain Baby Monster.  Who is basically a m...

April 14, 2019

Baby's First Lesson & Other Stories

Echo the Baby Monster has been busy -- sometimes even with things I actually want him to do.  More often, eating, more eating, finding ways ...

March 10, 2019

Don't Lose "Better" In The Quest For "Perfect": Part II

I broke this topic into two parts because my original post was so long that even I got bored halfway through.  But the following is the prac...