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I'm amazed she pulled this off, but Lovinsanna was able to capture some of the lunge session back at the end of March, while still holding the lunge line!
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A salsify flower made it interesting to begin with, but got some flatwork in today. Only the fourth time for the little one.
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Worked both Bella and Cayleigh today, but only took footage of Bella. Half of Cayleigh's lesson today was just groundwork. Maybe I'll capture her another day.
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A certain 4-hooved someone wants to charge her fences! The clover-leaf was elevated this time to verticals from cross-poles, and once again, had to do circles around each jump until she'd consider goi
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The cloverleaf exercise is a great way to teach a horse to always wait and listen to find out where the rider wants to go next. It us usually done on the flat with no poles of any kind, although they
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Bella's hunter/jumper training resumed after acquiring a better saddle this spring. Now the stuff occurring in this video can be addressed with better confidence and ease of movement.
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Today Cayleigh continued more walk/trot practice, as well as learning about haunch-in in prep to teach her how to canter under saddle.
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Today Cayleigh continued more walk/trot practice, as well as learning about haunch-in in prep to teach her how to canter under saddle.
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Interested in funding social enterprise initiatives in the Okanagan? Here is a 1 minute pitch by Ashley Dawson for Tree of Life Estate.
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For all the pluviophiles out there! A little fun one day. . .
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Less smoke in the air this time as practice continues for these two
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A little bit of jumping in the " new " jumper saddle. So much quieter than last summer!
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Lovinsanna finally got Bella over to a clear rounds event hosted by K&S Elite Sport Horses at the Kelowna Riding Club. Not bad, but room to improve.
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Bella going through a course of what is termed " skinny " jumps in the English world, not full width.
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Evening lighting, but have to work on Bella rushing the jumps. We thought perhaps what worked a couple years ago might work this time, nope, still have to do more to get her to slow down.
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Lovinsanna did more jumping work with Bella today. The silly mare has to stop thinking she can " pop " occasionally over the jump. Maybe dogs can get away with it in their agility classes, but horses
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Been awhile since being able to edit any video content. Tonight Lovinsanna got Bella doing some jumping. 36C outside and Bella was in a low-exercise mode. . . until jumping came around when these cl
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Today, Lovinsanna continued with another gorgeous day of flatwork, with a bit more emphasis on teaching Bella to stop on a loose reign. This is apparently for trail-riding in case she has to stop the
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he snow is here again. . . just some flat work today
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More jumps are ready allowing for course behaviour introductions again
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