Dandy

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Dandy

Grade

hands
lbs.
Ready for Adoption
No
Color
Brown & White
Training Status
Riding and Ground Training
Ground Hours
13 hours
Riding Hours
1 hour
AM Feed
PM Feed
Special Needs
Level 3 Arrived 5/10/2012 Sponsor: Lauri Michael Training Team:

CREDENTIALS

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    • Yellow
    • Blue
    • Green
  • Unassigned
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    • Yellow
    • Blue
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Feed
Catch
GHQ
GFQ
Lead
Back
Send
Blanket
Tie
Farrier
Trailer
Vet
2 Line
Saddle
Mount
HQ
FQ
GBack
Walk
W/T
Trot
T/L
Lope/Canter
Bonus

LATEST LOG ENTRY

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03/19/2021 10:56

Dandy's details changed.

has been changed from unarchived to archived.

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03/19/2021 05:26

Dandy's details changed.

Owner has been changed from Colby Smith to Colby Smith.

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02/19/2020 09:55

Dandy's details changed.

Status has been changed from Training to Riding and Ground Training.

has been changed from to Yellow.

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04/07/2019 01:48

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

Share a picture to the FB group of your horse in the trailer!

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04/07/2019 01:48

Open, Close, Open: Challenge complete!

Log an activity where you loaded the horse, left the door open for 3 minutes, closed the door for 1 minutes, then opened the door and the horse stayed calmly in the trailer.

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04/07/2019 01:48

Leave the Door Open: Challenge complete!

Log an activity for a horse that was able to load into the trailer, stay in for 4 minutes or longer with the door open, then ask the horse to back out.

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04/07/2019 01:48

Load at the Trot: Challenge complete!

Log an activity for a horse that can load into the trailer at the trot.

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04/07/2019 01:48

Loading in a Row: Challenge complete!

Mark this challenge complete when you have logged four activities in a row, where the horse has loaded into the trailer on the first try.

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04/07/2019 01:47

Load: Challenge complete!

Log an activity for a horse that has successfully loaded into the trailer.

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03/25/2019 07:18

Send EVERYWHERE - LEFT: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you have successfully sent your horse out and over/under/through at least 5 obstacles. Be sure to include a Tarp, Jump, and Gate. Remember, it only counts if the horse goes directly through the middle!

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03/25/2019 07:18

Send EVERYWHERE - RIGHT: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you have successfully sent your horse out and over/under/through at least 5 obstacles. Be sure to include a Tarp, Jump, and Gate. Remember, it only counts if the horse goes directly through the middle!

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03/25/2019 07:11

Circle LEFt: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you can successfully send a horse out for a full lap to the left - all without moving your feet, the horse pulling on the rope, or stopping during the lap. Remember, when a horse stops, it's great practice to send them out again. You just can't complete this challenge until they stay out there for a full lap to show you they are committed to going where you pointed them.

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03/25/2019 07:11

Circle RIGHT: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you can successfully send a horse out for a full lap to the right - all without moving your feet, the horse pulling on the rope, or stopping during the lap. Remember, when a horse stops, it's great practice to send them out again. You just can't complete this challenge until they stay out there for a full lap to show you they are committed to going where you pointed them.

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03/25/2019 06:28

Send LEFT Over: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you can successfully send a horse out and over, under, or through an obstacle that is 10 feet away from you - all without moving your feet or the horse pulling on the rope.

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03/25/2019 06:28

Send RIGHT Over: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you can successfully send a horse out and over, under, or through an obstacle that is 10 feet away from you - all without moving your feet or the horse pulling on the rope.

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03/25/2019 06:13

Send Out LEFT: Challenge complete!

Pick an object or obstacle that is directly to your left, and placed about 10' away from you. Complete this challenge when you can have a horse that is facing you, standing straight out in front of you, and you can send them out and to the right to put a nose or foot on the object placed to your right. If you are the center of a clock. The horse is at 12 O'Clock and you are sending them to 9 O'clock.

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03/25/2019 06:13

Send Out RIGHT: Challenge complete!

Pick an object or obstacle that is directly to your right, and placed about 10' away from you. Complete this challenge when you can have a horse that is facing you, standing straight out in front of you, and you can send them out and to the right to put a nose or foot on the object placed to your right. If you are the center of a clock. The horse is at 12 O'Clock and you are sending them to 3 O'clock.

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03/16/2019 01:21

SHare with FB: Challenge complete!

Share a picture on the FB group of a horse that has improved their catching and/or haltering since the start of the program. Congratulations!! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HSUSForeverFoundation/

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03/16/2019 01:20

Nose Bag: Challenge complete!

Compete this challenge when you have been able to easily use a nose bag for a week straight with the horse assigned to this challenge. Remember to have them participate in putting it on and taking it off, just as you would a halter.

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03/16/2019 01:16

Unhaltering: Challenge complete!

Add a short video (30 seconds or less) to the training activity that shows the horse assigned to this purpose being properly unaltered.

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03/16/2019 01:14

HQ, FQ, Lead, Back: Challenge complete!

Successfully complete this challenge when you are able to complete the HQ, FQ, Lead and Backing exercises with the horse that was previously uncatchable or difficult to catch.

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03/16/2019 01:06

Participates in Haltering: Challenge complete!

Successfully complete this challenge when you are able to add a picture of a horse that is participating in the haltering process. Ideally, this is a horse that you have been progressing through this purpose with and is one that was previously uncatchable or difficult to catch.

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03/15/2019 11:20

Approach The Horse’s Space: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you are able to approach the horse assigned to this purpose more easily or more closely than before.

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03/08/2019 10:42

Finale: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when you can smoothly transitions from a full HQ Yield to a full FQ Yield, Backing 10 Steps and then trotting off for 20 steps. Ideally, this is all done with lightness.

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03/08/2019 10:39

Backing – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully back 10 steps away from you with the application of steady pressure. Ideally, the pressure is light enough that you only have to press on the hair or skin, but not the muscle or bone.

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03/08/2019 10:39

Backing – Intention: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully back 10 steps away from you with just your intention.

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03/01/2019 10:07

Assign a Horse: Challenge complete!

Assign a horse to this purpose that cannot be caught, is difficult to catch, or that could use some small improvements on catching.

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03/01/2019 09:24

Leading: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can trot off the feel of the halter and lead rope when leading them forward. Add a short video, (30 seconds or less) to the training activity that shows them going from a stand still to trotting when you lead them. Ideally, they trot for at least 10 ft.

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03/01/2019 09:24

FQ Yields RIGHT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully yield their Forequarters a full 360 degree rotation to the right with steady pressure. Ideally, the steady pressure does not require more than 4oz of strength (enough pressure to apply on the hair or skin, but not the muscle or bone)

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03/01/2019 09:24

FQ Yields LEFT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully yield their Forequarters a full 360 degree rotation to the left with steady pressure. Ideally, the steady pressure does not require more than 4oz of strength (enough pressure to apply on the hair or skin, but not the muscle or bone)

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03/01/2019 09:24

HQ Yields LEFT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully yield their Hindquarters a full 360 degree rotation to the left with steady pressure. Ideally, the steady pressure does not require more than 4oz of strength (enough on the hair or skin, but not the muscle or bone)

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03/01/2019 09:24

HQ Yields RIGHT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully yield their Hindquarters a full 360 degree rotation to the right with steady pressure. Ideally, the steady pressure does not require more than 4oz of strength (enough on the hair or skin, but not the muscle or bone)

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03/01/2019 09:23

FQ Yields RIGHT - Intention: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully yield their Forequarters a full 360 degree rotation to the right with just your intention.

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03/01/2019 09:23

FQ Yields LEFT – Intention: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose can successfully yield their Forequarters a full 360 degree rotation to the left with just your intention.

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08/01/2018 04:57

Handling

Haltered and walked Dandy around his paddock. Scratched him all over. Lifted all four legs. Exercised him in a large circle in his paddock.

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07/21/2018 12:53

Groomed and lifted all four legs

Groomed, exercised for 15 minutes, and lifted all four legs. Lauri held lead rope while I lifted both rear legs and clean his hooves. Held both rear hooves to help him for upcoming farrier work.

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06/23/2018 02:28

Saddled

Lauri groomed and lifted and cleaned all four or Dandy\\\'s feet. Held rear two legs until he would calm while Tony held lead rope. Directed by farrier at last visit. Lauri lunged him both directions and worked plastic bag-touched both sides-he did well. Put saddle on ground in middle of round pen for Dandy to get used to it again (it has been awhile). Lauri put blanket on Dandy and lead him around a lot. Dandy calmed and worked through blanket on his rear. Put saddle on Dandy after awhile once he calmed. Did not tie girth.

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05/19/2018 05:08

Groomed, cleaned hooves, exercised, trained

Groomed, cleaned all four hooves, lead through plastic cone course, exercised in large arena on rope, put blanket on him and walked him around, and tried to put a saddle on him but he would not stand still for it. He smelled the saddle on the ground and let me rub it on his side but would not let me put it on him today.

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05/15/2018 02:48

Groomed, exercised, and tried to work hooves

Groomed, cleaned all four hooves, and lunged Dandy. Worked later with farrier to work on Dandy\\\'s two rear hooves. Dandy was less nervous than last week allowing us to handle and hold his rear hooves, but he would not let the farrier complete his work.

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05/05/2018 07:38

Groomed and exercised

Groomed, cleaned all four hooves, and exercised Dandy in the round pen. Also, was eventually able to touch a white plastic bag on both sides and his back. This has been a slow monthly process.

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04/25/2018 06:46

Groomed and Exercised

Haltered, groomed, cleaned all four hooves, and exercised/lunged Dandy.

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04/22/2018 02:13

Groomed and exercised

Lauri and I groomed and exercised Dandy in the round pen. Cleaned all four hooves too.

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04/07/2018 03:05

Saddle desensitize

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03/24/2018 03:07

Saddle desensitize

Got a saddle on him and lunged him. He did well!

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03/22/2018 03:38

Teeth floating

Held Dandy while Dr B. floated his teeth

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03/15/2018 12:56

Lead a Horse: Challenge complete!

Log a training activity for a horse that you successfully led with tidy tools, all while keeping the horse at a safe and comfortable distance. Ideally, 4ft or more of space.

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03/15/2018 12:02

Assign A Horse to this Challenge: Challenge complete!

With the help of your director/trainer, assign a horse to this purpose that you will complete the challenges with. As a bonus, your director may have already assigned a horse for you! Ideally, this will be the same horse you chose for grooming from the previous purpose - VOLUNTEER 1: Equine Body Language

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03/15/2018 01:00

Send a Horse Through a Gate or Tight Space: Challenge complete!

Complete this task after you have logged a training activity for a horse that you successfully led/sent through a tight space or gate. All while keeping your tools tidy and maintaining a safe personal space. Be sure to add a picture!

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03/14/2018 02:30

Groomed and cleaned all four hooves

Groomed Dandy. Noticed a couple old bite marks from Snoopy. Nothing new. Cleaned all four hooves. Rear left frog has a small loose section. He stood still.

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03/11/2018 05:48

Edit Account Details: Challenge complete!

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