Pomona

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Pomona

Grade

16 hands
1200 lbs.
Color
Palomino
Training Status
Training
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LATEST LOG ENTRY

03/06/2021 03:37

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02/06/2021 08:23

Mount and Dismount several times during a session: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to mount and dismount the horse several times during a session. At the start of the ride, several times during the ride, and at the end of the ride.

02/06/2021 08:22

Mount from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to mount the horse from the mounting block, put both feet in the stirrups, and the horse is able to stand still while you are in the saddle, without tension on the reins.

02/06/2021 08:22

Lower Head from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for lowering the horses head from the mounting block. Horse should stay still once you move him into position and throughout this exercises. Your feet should never have to leave the mounting block.

02/06/2021 08:22

Rock Saddle Back and Forth - From Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for a horse that is able to find a comfortable and balanced place to stand after you rock the saddle back and forth from the mounting block, as if to throw him off balance, but the horse actually becomes more stable.

02/06/2021 08:21

Trot Horse around Mounting Block - Right: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to stand on the mounting block and have the horse trot around you for at least one lap to the right, then bring him up and rub him at least on the nose. All without you having to move your feet from the mounting block.

02/06/2021 08:21

Trot Horse around Mounting Block - Left: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to stand on the mounting block and have the horse trot around you for at least one lap to the left, then bring him up and rub him at least on the nose. All without you having to move your feet from the mounting block.

02/06/2021 08:21

Rub Horse on Nose from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for standing on the mounting block and leading the horse up to you (without moving your feet) to rub the horse on the nose.

02/06/2021 08:20

Dismount to the Ground - Left Side: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to log an activity where you dismounted to the ground on the left side of the horse, while the reins had no tension in them, and the horse stood still.

02/06/2021 08:19

Mount from Ground on Left Side: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to mount the horse from the ground on the left side, put both feet in the stirrups, all while the horse is able to stand still without tension on the reins.

02/06/2021 08:19

Hip in Saddle to HQ Yield to Hip in Saddle - Right: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to mount and place your hip in the saddle from the right side of the horse, rub the horse, dismount, yield the horses HQ, rock his weight back and forth to help him get stable and balanced, then remount and place your hip in the saddle and rub the horse all over.

02/06/2021 08:19

Left Hip in Saddle: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to log an activity for a horse where he stands still while you mount by moving from the right shoulder to the saddle, and place your left hip in the saddle. All while keeping a hand on the right rein. The rein should be loose to allow drift, but not so long that you couldn't help the horse if needed.

02/06/2021 08:19

Rock the Saddle Back and Forth - Right: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for a horse that is able to find a comfortable and balanced place to stand after you rock the saddle back and forth from the left side, as if to throw him off balance, but the horse actually becomes more stable.

02/06/2021 08:18

Hip in Saddle to HQ Yield to Hip in Saddle - Left: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to mount and place your hip in the saddle from the left side of the horse, rub the horse, dismount, yield the horses HQ, rock his weight back and forth to help him get stable and balanced, then remount and place your hip in the saddle and rub the horse all over.

02/06/2021 08:18

Right Hip in Saddle: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to log an activity for a horse where he stands still while you mount by moving from the left shoulder to the saddle, and place your right hip in the saddle. All while keeping a hand on the left rein. The rein should be loose to allow drift, but not so log that you couldn't help the horse if needed.

02/06/2021 08:18

Rock the Saddle Back and Forth - Left: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for a horse that is able to find a comfortable and balanced place to stand after you rock the saddle back and forth from the left side, as if to throw him off balance, but the horse actually becomes more stable.

02/06/2021 08:17

Stand in "Park" with motion of stirrups: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to log an activity for a horse that will stand still (without any tension on the lead rope) while you flap the stirrups on both sides of the saddle.

02/06/2021 08:17

Pat Saddle from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for standing on the mounting block and leading the horse up to you (without moving your feet) and being able to pat the saddle in preparation for mounting. This only counts if the horse is straight and not too far from the block, or pushing into your personal space.

11/05/2020 05:42

Two-Line Driving (Long Lines): Challenge complete!

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Upload a photo of your horse preparing for riding with the reins! Need help? Check out the video lessons in the "Two-Line Driving" Purpose. Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.

11/05/2020 05:42

Two-Line Driving (Long Lines): Challenge complete!

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Upload a photo of your horse preparing for riding with the reins! Need help? Check out the video lessons in the "Two-Line Driving" Purpose. Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.

11/05/2020 05:42

One Line Driving (Hip, Right Side): Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to drive a horse from one destination to another while staying on the right side and at or behind the hip (within a safe distance of course).

11/05/2020 05:42

One Line Driving (Withers, Right Side): Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to drive a horse from one destination to another while staying on the right side and at or behind the withers.

11/05/2020 05:42

One Line Driving (Hip, Left Side): Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to drive a horse from one destination to another while staying on the left side and at or behind the hip (within a safe distance of course).

11/05/2020 05:42

One Line Driving (Withers, Left Side): Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to drive a horse from one destination to another while staying on the left side and at or behind the withers.

10/12/2019 04:13

"Unwind" the Horse: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to toss the rope over the horses hip to the opposite side of where you are standing, and "unwind" them while walking backward. Be sure the horse is confident and soft with this on both sides before marking the challenge complete.

10/01/2019 05:29

Add Another Horse to This Purpose: Challenge complete!

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Once you have been able to complete all of these challenges with a horse, add a new horse to this purpose. This will allow you to earn points as you complete the challenges for each additional horse.

10/01/2019 05:28

Unsaddle: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for a horse that stood still during the unsaddling process.

10/01/2019 05:28

Walk, Trot, Lope with the Saddle to the Right: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity that includes the horse wearing the Saddle while you move them through the walk, trot, and lope to the Right. Only complete this challenge when the horse is able to progress through the gaits without getting tight or worried with the cinch or the motion of the stirrups.

10/01/2019 05:28

Walk, Trot, Lope with the Saddle to the Left: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity that includes the horse wearing the Saddle while you move them through the walk, trot, and lope to the Left. Only complete this challenge when the horse is able to progress through the gaits without getting tight or worried with the cinch or the motion of the stirrups.

10/01/2019 05:27

Comfortable with the Saddle: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity that includes the horse wearing the saddle to get comfortable with it. Ideally, this is done in a round pen or larger area. It's ok if the horse rolls..just be sure the cinch is tight enough so that it doesn't cause a wreck.

10/01/2019 05:25

Still for Saddling: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for a horse that stood still during the saddling process.

10/01/2019 05:23

Walk, Trot, Lope with the Cinch to the Left: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity that includes the horse wearing the cinch while you move them through the walk, trot, and lope to the left. Only complete this challenge when the horse is able to progress through the gaits without getting tight or worried with the cinch.

10/01/2019 05:22

Walk, Trot, Lope with the Cinch to the Right: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity that includes the horse wearing the cinch while you move them through the walk, trot, and lope to the right. Only complete this challenge when the horse is able to progress through the gaits without getting tight or worried with the cinch.

10/01/2019 05:22

Comfortable with the Cinch: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity that includes the horse wearing the cinch to get comfortable with it. Ideally, this is done in a round pen or larger area.

09/25/2019 08:59

Saddle the Fence: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to saddle the fence without banging the stirrups.

09/03/2019 01:55

Accept the Advanced Challenge!: Challenge complete!

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Upload a photo of you with the horse you will be participating in this Advanced Challenge with. For bonus points, share your pic to the facebook group and tell us what you are hoping to accomplish over the next 60 days. What will be hard? What do you think will be easy?

09/01/2019 01:52

With the Halter & Flag Evaluation: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you have completed Exercise 2b with a horse, and logged a training activity with your assessment. How did the horse feel about the flag? Scared Forward? Scared Frozen? Responsive? Reactive? Did their feel on the halter and lead rope change? How long did it take the horse to become responsive and soft to the use of your flag? Are there any dangers you perceive with this horse that you need to let members of your team know about?

09/01/2019 01:51

With the Halter Evaluation: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you have completed Exercise 2a with a horse, and logged a training activity with your assessment. Is the horse understanding of the pressure on the halter? If yes, in what way. If not, what will you focus on in their development? Is the horse responsive or reactive? Are there any dangers you perceive with this horse that you need to let members of your team know about?

09/01/2019 01:50

Without the Halter - Travel Continuously in Each Direction: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to direct the horse to continuously travel in each direction of the area you choose. You may choose to make note of your assessment after each challenge, or after completion of a set of evaluation exercises. Things to consider: -Does the horse have a tendency to run through pressure or yield to it? -Does the horse seem more confident/understanding on the right eye, left eye, or neither? - Is there anything to note about the horse's gaits?

09/01/2019 01:50

Saddling Evaluation: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you have completed a saddling evaluation with the horse and created an activity log with your assessment. - How long did it take for the horse to become curious about the saddle? - Did the horse stand still for the pad, the saddle, the cinch? - How did the horse travel off once the cinch was tightened? - Do you feel this horse has been saddled before? - Do you feel this horse has been ridden before? - Are there any dangers you perceive with this horse that you need to let members of your team know about? Be sure to include a plan for progress for this horse in your activity log entry.

09/01/2019 01:48

Without the Halter Evaluation: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you have completed an evaluation of a horse without the halter using Exercises 1a through 1c and have created a training log that outlines your assessment of the following qualities: Does the horse have a tendency to run through pressure or yield to it? Does the horse seem more confident/understanding on the right eye, left eye, or neither? What is the approachability of this horse? Easy to catch?

08/10/2019 10:05

Back Horse Away from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity when you are able to move the horse back and away from the mounting block, all without moving your feet. This helps keep the horse in the frame of mind to be willingly guided, not just assume that mounting block come up to the block and tune out anything else. This also helps prepare you and the horse for a moment when the horse may push into the mounting block as if running you over with his presence.

08/10/2019 10:05

Rub Horse on Shoulder from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you log an activity for standing on the mounting block and leading the horse up to you (without moving your feet) to rub the horse on the shoulder.

07/30/2019 05:26

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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Share a picture to the FB group of your horse succeeding in any (or all) of these challenges.

07/23/2019 06:29

Add Another Horse to This Purpose: Challenge complete!

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Once you have been able to complete all of these challenges with a horse, add a new horse to this purpose. This will allow you to earn points as you complete the challenges for each additional horse.

07/23/2019 06:09

Lariat Rope, Saddle Pad, Slicker, and/or Tarp: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you have been able to further test the horses's commitment with any of the items listed. Same criteria for quality and acceptance vs toleration apply.

07/23/2019 06:08

Confident and Committed: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are certain the horse is confident in being asked up to the fence and committed to standing there while you cause some "commotion." A horse that is confident and committed will stand with relaxation and can be guided willingly in any direction. Be sure you mark this challenge complete when the horse is accepting of this exercise versus just tolerating it.

07/23/2019 06:08

To The Withers: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to ask a horse to lead forward after they bring their right hind foot toward the fence. The horse should stay parallel to the fence and allow you to rub them on the withers. Ideally, this challenge is completed with a light feel on the halter and lead rope and relaxation in the horse.

07/23/2019 06:07

Right Hind to the Fence: Challenge complete!

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Complete this challenge when you are able to sit on the fence and have a horse successfully bring their right hind foot toward the fence. This only counts when able to compete the maneuver solely off the feel of the halter and lead rope - not with any driving pressure to the hip.

07/23/2019 05:43

FQ Left, FQ Right, FQ Left, FQ Right: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to complete this sequence with softness, all while the HQ staying in the space of a small hula hoop. 1. Yield the FQ to the left until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a 90 degree revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 2. Yield the FQ to the right until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a 90 degree revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 3. Yield the FQ to the left until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a 90 degree revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 4. Yield the FQ to the right until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a 90 degree revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape.

07/23/2019 05:42

HQ Right, HQ Left, HQ Right, HQ Left: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to complete this sequence with softness, all while maintaining the rhythm and cadence of a walk. 1. Yield the HQ to the right until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 2. Release into the walk and go somewhere. 3. Yield the HQ to the left until the horse is soft and free flowing. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 4. Release into a walk and go somewhere. 5. Yield the HQ to the right until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 6. Release into the walk and go somewhere. 7. Yield the HQ to the left until the horse is soft and free flowing. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 8. Release into the walk and go somewhere.

07/23/2019 05:42

HQ Left, to FQ Right, Keep Walking: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to complete this sequence with softness, all while maintaining the rhythm and cadence of a walk. 1. Yield the HQ to the left until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 2. Yield the FQ to the right until the horse is soft and free flowing. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 3. Release into a walk and go somewhere. This could be accomplished in a straight line, or on a right circle.

07/23/2019 05:42

HQ Right, to FQ Left, Keep Walking: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to complete this sequence with softness, all while maintaining the rhythm and cadence of a walk. 1. Yield the HQ to the right until the horse is soft and engaged. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 2. Yield the FQ to the left until the horse is soft and free flowing. Ideally a full revolution in this frame of mind and physical shape. 3. Release into a walk and go somewhere. This could be accomplished in a straight line, or on a left circle.

07/23/2019 05:42

Roll HQ Right While Maintaining Walk: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to yield the HQ while maintaining the walking rhythm and cadence. Marking this complete also means the pressure required from your leg and rein is able to remain very light and the horse is able to stay soft in the bridle/halter/hackamore. This is an engaging maneuver and you should be able to feel your horse's back lift and become both powerful and supple.

07/23/2019 05:42

Roll HQ Left While Maintaining Walk: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to yield the HQ while maintaining the walking rhythm and cadence. Marking this complete also means the pressure required from your leg and rein is able to remain very light and the horse is able to stay soft in the bridle/halter/hackamore. This is an engaging maneuver and you should be able to feel your horse's back lift and become both powerful and supple.

07/23/2019 05:41

90 Degree Right Turn at Trot: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to make a 90 degree turn to the right without losing the rhythm and cadence of the trot. Marking this complete also means the pressure required from your leg and rein is able to remain very light.

07/23/2019 05:41

90 Degree Left Turn at Trot: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to make a 90 degree turn to the left without losing the rhythm and cadence of the trot. Marking this complete also means the pressure required from your leg and rein is able to remain very light.

07/23/2019 05:41

90 Degree Right Turn at Walk: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to make a 90 degree turn to the right without losing the rhythm and cadence of the walk. Marking this complete also means the pressure required from your leg and rein is able to remain very light and the hind end could still remain in a hula hoop sized space for the duration of the turn.

07/23/2019 05:41

90 Degree Left Turn at Walk: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to make a 90 degree turn to the left without losing the rhythm and cadence of the walk. Marking this complete also means the pressure required from your leg and rein is able to remain very light and the hind end could still remain in a hula hoop sized space for the duration of the turn.

07/21/2019 02:07

Hip in Saddle from Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you are able to log an activity for a horse where he stands still while you mount from the mounting block and place your hip in the saddle. All while keeping a hand on the inside rein. The rein should be loose to allow drift, but not so log that you couldn't help the horse if needed.

07/20/2019 03:11

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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Share a picture to the FB group of a horse that loaded into the trailer with no strings attached!

07/20/2019 03:11

Committing to the Trailer: Challenge complete!

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Log an activity for a horse that is able to confidently put at least one foot in the trailer at Liberty.

07/20/2019 03:11

Trying at the Trailer: Challenge complete!

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Log an activity for a horse that is able to confidently try at the trailer.

07/20/2019 03:11

Within Range: Challenge complete!

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Log an activity for a horse that is able to get confidently and quietly within range of loading into the trailer at Liberty.

07/09/2019 03:46

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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Share a picture to the FB group of the horse(s) that you are confident tying/wrapping.

07/08/2019 05:27

Rehabilitation Update: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you've uploaded a video or picture(s) of the equine that is rehabilitated to the point they are able to begin training.

07/08/2019 05:23

Rescue Update: Challenge complete!

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Mark this challenge complete when you've uploaded a video or picture(s) of the equine you rescued.

07/08/2019 04:27

Roll the HQ: Challenge complete!

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Post a picture to the activity log of a horse that can confidently roll his/her HQ while being tied/wrapped without pulling on the lead rope.

07/08/2019 04:27

Stimulus: Challenge complete!

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Complete this challenge when you have created an activity log for a horse that can stand comfortably tied (or wrapped), even with an added stimulus.

07/08/2019 04:26

Belly Rope: Challenge complete!

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Complete this challenge by create an activity log after you have successfully led with the belly rope.

07/08/2019 04:19

Safe or Unsafe place to tie?: Challenge complete!

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Post a picture to the FB group of a place you have seen someone tie a horse. Tell us if it is safe or unsafe, and why.

07/08/2019 04:01

HQ, FQ, Lead, Back: Challenge complete!

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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.

05/04/2019 01:48

Clip: Challenge complete!

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Log activity when a horse becomes more comfortable with the noise and vibration of the clippers.

05/04/2019 01:47

Paste: Challenge complete!

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Log a health activity when you actually had to administer an oral paste to this horse (make note of their behavior). If it was cooperative, wonderful! If they need more preparation, set a reminder that includes instructions on what specifically to focus on.

05/04/2019 01:47

Paste (Prep): Challenge complete!

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Log an activity for a horse that was cooperative in paste preparations. Can be with a tube of applesauce, molasses, etc.

05/04/2019 01:34

Needle Prep: Challenge complete!

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Log activity for a horse that is responding well to their preparations for needles.

05/04/2019 01:17

Lower Head when Bathing: Challenge complete!

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Log an activity for a horse that lowered his head while bathing.

05/04/2019 01:17

Stand Still while Bathing: Challenge complete!

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Log an activity for a horse that successfully stood still for bathing.

04/14/2019 06:36

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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

04/14/2019 06:36

Open, Close, Open: Challenge complete!

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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.

04/14/2019 06:36

Leave the Door Open: Challenge complete!

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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.

04/14/2019 06:35

Load at the Trot: Challenge complete!

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

04/14/2019 06:35

Loading in a Row: Challenge complete!

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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.

04/14/2019 06:35

Load: Challenge complete!

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

03/18/2019 05:55

SHare with FB: Challenge complete!

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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/

03/18/2019 05:53

Nose Bag: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/18/2019 05:51

Unhaltering: Challenge complete!

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

03/18/2019 05:49

Participates in Haltering: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/18/2019 05:36

Approach The Horse’s Space: Challenge complete!

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

03/18/2019 05:23

Assign a Horse: Challenge complete!

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

03/10/2019 04:46

Finale: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/10/2019 04:46

Backing – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/10/2019 04:45

Backing – Intention: Challenge complete!

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

03/10/2019 04:45

Leading: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/10/2019 04:45

FQ Yields RIGHT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

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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)

03/10/2019 04:44

FQ Yields LEFT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

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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)

03/10/2019 04:44

HQ Yields LEFT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

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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)

03/10/2019 04:43

HQ Yields RIGHT – Steady Pressure: Challenge complete!

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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)

03/10/2019 04:41

FQ Yields RIGHT - Intention: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/10/2019 04:40

FQ Yields LEFT – Intention: Challenge complete!

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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.

03/11/2018 08:15

Advanced Halter Knot: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of a correctly tied advanced halter knot.

03/11/2018 08:15

Clove Hitch: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of a correctly tied clove hitch. The lead rope can be attached to a real horse (if the horse is ready for this exercise) or it can be attached to an empty halter if you are doing this as a simulation with a "Volunteer" horse.

03/11/2018 07:56

Bowline: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of a correctly tied bowline knot. The lead rope can be attached to a real horse (if the horse is ready for this exercise) or it can be attached to an empty halter if you are doing this as a simulation with a "Volunteer" horse.

03/11/2018 07:54

Tidy Tail: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of how you finished the knot with either a daisy chain or a "lock". If your organization has a preference of a certain technique, be sure to show this. The lead rope can be attached to a real horse (if the horse is ready for this exercise) or it can be attached to an empty halter if you are doing this as a simulation with a "Volunteer" horse.

03/11/2018 07:52

Quick Release Knot: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of a correctly tied quick release knot. The lead rope can be attached to a real horse (if the horse is ready for this exercise) or it can be attached to an empty halter if you are doing this as a simulation with a "Volunteer" horse.

03/11/2018 07:50

Correctly Wrapped Lead Rope: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of a correctly wrapped lead rope. The lead rope can be attached to a real horse (if the horse is ready for this exercise) or it can be attached to an empty halter if you are doing this is a simulation with a "Volunteer" horse.

03/11/2018 07:48

Where to Tie: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to a training log of a horse that is assigned to you of where you would consider to be a safe place to wrap or tie the horse.

03/11/2018 07:48

Ready to Tie?: Challenge complete!

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Post a picture to the FB group of a horse that you feel is ready to tie. https://www.facebook.com/groups/714145648627452/

03/11/2018 07:47

Correctly Tied Halter: Challenge complete!

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Add a picture to the training activity of a horse you correctly tied the halter knot on. Be sure the halter is in the proper position whether it is a rope halter or a web halter.

03/10/2018 08:30

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

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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!

03/03/2018 05:31

Tidy Tools: Challenge complete!

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Post a picture to the Forever Foundation FB Page of your tidy tools Halter & Lead Rope, Stick and String, Longer Lead Rope. https://www.facebook.com/groups/HSUSForeverFoundation/ If you don't have access to the group, email info@CarterRanchHorse.com with the email you have your FB account set up with.

03/03/2018 04:52

Lead a Horse: Challenge complete!

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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.

02/24/2018 10:00

Assign a Horse to Catch in A Herd: Challenge complete!

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Ask your Director/Trainer which horse you should assign to this purpose. This will be a horse you will perform the "Catch a Horse in a Herd" Challenge with.

02/24/2018 09:59

Assign a Horse To Catch In a Pen: Challenge complete!

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Ask your director/trainer which horse to assign to this purpose. Once you assign the horse (From the purpose page), mark this task complete.

02/24/2018 09:36

Clean A Pen: Challenge complete!

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Complete this challenge by cleaning a pen assigned to you, or by adding a horse to this purpose that you would feel comfortable cleaning their pen.

02/24/2018 09:29

Assign A Horse to this Challenge: Challenge complete!

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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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