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Calm before, calm during and calm after . . .

One of the most important things for all horses, indeed any animal, no matter how they have been handled before is calmness. But for  previously troubled animals a calm and consistent approach is needed at all times. To be honest … Continue reading

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Frosty frosty – lowest so far -5 but . . .

” How warm was I –   it’s the first year ever that I have had a cosy rug on – –  I’m in seventh heaven, now I understand why the others wear such things . . . wish I … Continue reading

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Using 50/50 communication only and after two hours of wearing . . .

Continuation of rug training After two hours of wearing a rug, the same weight as a bed sheet, she allowed, given patience and 50/50 understanding of body language, a heavier weighted rug, a similar weight to a light weight downie, on. … Continue reading

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