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2nd Hand Horses

November 5, 2011

This is a series devoted to retraining a 2nd hand horse.  You might wonder - what is a 2nd hand horse?   A 2nd hand horse is any horse that you get that you did not raise.   Like 2nd hand clothing, it had a previous owner and a mysterious past.   You get the horse at a later life stage in its life with the intention of it being the horse of your dreams.   Perhaps not.  

I have been retraining horses for my husband and on my own for over 20 years.  I've developed a program that is simple, effective and requires no special equipment (except a walking cane from Walmart).   This program helps you to understand that the horse and look at the horse as God looks at us.    I hope you will join me on this journey while I work with my current equine companion - Gizmo.  

Gizmo is a 5 yr old quarter horse cross gelding.   He is quite the baby.  He loves people and loves a treat.   I adore him.  He came to us green broke with little knowledge of lunging or manners.    He has a great canter, but a terriblely irratic trot.  

Trot work started in the arena and...


Tags: bible, god, horses, jesus, lunging, training

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