Wednesday, July 1, 2009

06/30 Ending June

Finished up the month in the hot, hot, sun, with Romeo.

Western saddle, french link bit. Ran through the basics - walk, trot, canter, a few turns, backing up straight. All good. I didn't push for much collection, because I know the Little Man is way out of shape, and hadn't been worked hard in quite a while.

We played for about 45 minutes, finishing up on WHOAs on verbal cue only from walk to halt.

I guess I should mention that, last week, Romeo got new feet (reset) on June 25th, and Ransom on June 28th. My regular farrier, Mr Dale, is having some medical stuff taken care of, and is out-of-service for a few more days. Jen and her DH came and finished up the work getting Ransom done on Sunday. Thank you!

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