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Before the Fire: Planning for Emergencies

Ive been keeping an eye on the most recent California wildfire, dubbed the Lockheed fire, which at the time of this post has burnt some 6800 acres. Fires out there are commonplace, but this one, of all of them, is … Continue reading

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Flymasking the Un-halterable, Headshy Horse

You remember the story of belling the cat. We were handed a similar scenario… The challenge: To put a flymask on a horse who is not halter-trained and is known to be headshy. The solution: Clicker Training to the rescue! … Continue reading

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Horse Training Tale of Threes

Today’s horse training success story came in a trilogy.  No small wonder, God kinda favors threes 🙂 Got the kind of call midday every trainer dreams of: “you probably don’t remember me but…”  “Of COURSE I remember you, you’re Cassidy’s … Continue reading

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First Trailer Loading

Maggie the once-feral rescue mare arrived loose in the horse trailer. No one could get near her, much less get a halter on her. They managed to bribe her into the trailer with grain to get her here to the … Continue reading

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First Deworming

Maggie the rescue filly got her first worming today. It was amazing to remember when she first came about a month ago, you couldn’t even get close to her. What a transformation! Today she

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Gracie’s New Career

    The farm family grew again. Ginny found her perfect horse: a rescued coming two-year old Belgian cross filly. The filly came to be known as Magdalene. She arrived loose in the horse trailer–she was unapproachable, virtually feral. They … Continue reading

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