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Total Inadequacy

I was taught that the more eyes you could get on a project, paper, or anything really that you’re doing that you want to improve at, the better. So I’ve gotten out of my comfort zone and bugged a few people to come and assist me and Chroi. One of those people is Julie, who… Continue reading Total Inadequacy

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Chroi is pulling a cart! & I’m pulling all-nighters…

After more than a year of planning, And more than a handful of “roadblocks,” Chroi is officially “in cart!”   I wish I had documented and updated as much as I’d originally “intended” (something about paving stones for a specific road…?), because it’s been quite a process and a project! From introducing her to the… Continue reading Chroi is pulling a cart! & I’m pulling all-nighters…

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Been there, done that, got the t shirt

I don’t remember what the date was, but I will never forget the first time I met Cori Trout. I was searching for a trainer to help Chroi and I along our journey to becoming a driving team, and I called Cori- someone I’d never before met or spoken with (do you have any idea… Continue reading Been there, done that, got the t shirt

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Next chapter: Off to Driving Training

On June 22nd we undertook our next chapter: driving training. Chroi will be in training with Cori of CERT Horsemanship. Training began straight from day 1, with Chroi’s first “session” being loading her in the trailer. Watching Cori work with her was such a pleasure and a relief: a pleasure because she was completely calm,… Continue reading Next chapter: Off to Driving Training

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Adventures in driving training

Driving! I’d love to train Chroi to drive a two-wheeled cart. To that end, I’ve done a bit of really informal work with her ground driving. I’ve never driven, nor have I ever trained a driving horse, so I plan to do as much of the groundwork with her as I can and enlist professional… Continue reading Adventures in driving training

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Progressing with “Training”

I have a hard time actually labeling myself a “trainer,” but at the same time I guess anytime you’re working with a horse you are, ostensibly, training it. I’m really excited because it seems to me that Chroi is progressing nicely, in spite of the fact that I’m not really a “trainer.” So what are… Continue reading Progressing with “Training”

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Ground work

I’m not riding much these days for two reasons: one, I have been spending as much time as possible working on music; two, I don’t have a saddle.  That’s totally okay, though, because there’s no such thing as too much ground work!  Actually, I’ve been thinking about ground driving Chroi for quite a while but… Continue reading Ground work