Ruth

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Ruth

Mustang
/Mustang

14.2 hands
800 lbs.
Ready for Adoption
No
Color
Sorrel/Chestnut
Training Status
Training
Ground Hours
0 hours
Riding Hours
0 hours
AM Feed
Free Choice Grass Hay
PM Feed
Free Choice Grass Hay
Special Needs
Ruth was part of a wild band of mustangs who were "trespassing" on USFS land. She is wild.

CREDENTIALS

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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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06/12/2021 10:27

LONG LINE: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

Training Milestone = LONG LINE Add a rating and photo or video of a horse preparing for riding with the reins, from the ground. Need help? Check out the video lessons in the "Two-Line Driving" Purpose. Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.
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06/12/2021 10:26

VET:SPRAY: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

Training Milestone = VET:SPRAY Add a rating and photo or video of a horse preparing to stand quietly while being sprayed with fly spray, medication, detaingler, etc. including their ability to lower their head. Need help? Check out the video lessons in the "Veterinary Preparations" Purpose. Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.
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06/12/2021 10:25

Progressing Up to the Fence: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

Upload a photo of your horse coming up to you while you sit on the fence or stand on the mounting block! Need help? Check out the video lessons in the "Up to the Fence" Purpose. Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.
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05/22/2021 07:37

VET:TEMP: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

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05/22/2021 07:37

VET:TEMP: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

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05/22/2021 07:37

VET:BATHE: Challenge complete!

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05/22/2021 07:36

TRAILER:LIBERTY: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

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05/12/2021 10:23

VET:PASTE: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

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05/12/2021 10:22

VET:NEEDLE: Challenge complete!

Skill Level: Unknown

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07/31/2019 12:20

Challenge Finale!: Challenge complete!

You did it! Create an activity log for your horse that describes some of the great skills and traits they now have that make them even more ready for adoption! Feel free to add notes about what you hope to keep building on too. Thank you for everything you have done to help this horse succeed in his/her future home! Bonus points if you share a video of all your new skills to the Facebook group! Try to keep it around 3 minutes, or the length of one song to help it upload easier.

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07/29/2019 10:12

Preparing for the Vet: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of your horse improving his/her ability to help the vet. This could be standing quietly to be bathed, lowering their head in preparation for an injection, standing relaxed with clippers, or allowing you to prepare their mouth for a paste. Need help? Check out the Purpose "Veterinary Preparations". Need more help? Send us a video for coaching!

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07/29/2019 10:11

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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

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07/29/2019 10:08

Clip: Challenge complete!

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

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07/29/2019 10:08

Paste: Challenge complete!

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.

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07/29/2019 10:07

Paste (Prep): Challenge complete!

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

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07/29/2019 10:07

Needle Prep: Challenge complete!

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

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07/29/2019 10:05

Lower Head when Bathing: Challenge complete!

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

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07/29/2019 10:04

Stand Still while Bathing: Challenge complete!

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

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07/22/2019 07:14

Preparing for the Farrier: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of your horse improving his/her ability to stand quietly for the farrier. Need help? Check out the Purpose "Farrier Preparations"

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07/22/2019 07:13

Successful Farrier Visit: Challenge complete!

Share a picture with the FB group of a horse's (preferably the one assigned to this purpose) successful visit with the farrier.

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07/22/2019 07:11

Farrier Visit: Challenge complete!

Log a health activity for when the farrier visits. (Make note of the horse's behavior). If it was cooperative, wonderful! If they need more preparation, set a reminder that includes instructions on what specifically to focus on.

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07/22/2019 07:08

Place the RF: Challenge complete!

Log an activity where you are able to use the rope to place the horse's Right Front foot on the ground at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o'clock (approximately).

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07/22/2019 07:08

Place the LF: Challenge complete!

Log an activity where you are able to use the rope to place the horse's Left Front foot on the ground at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o'clock (approximately).

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07/22/2019 07:08

Place the RH: Challenge complete!

Log an activity where you are able to use the rope to place the horse's Right Hind foot on the ground at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o'clock (approximately).

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07/22/2019 07:07

Place the LH: Challenge complete!

Log an activity where you are able to use the rope to place the horse's Left Hind foot on the ground at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o'clock (approximately).

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07/15/2019 09:52

Trailer Loading: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of your horse improving his/her ability to load into the trailer. Need help? Check out the Purpose "Trailer Loading". Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.

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07/15/2019 09:50

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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

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07/15/2019 09:50

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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07/15/2019 09:49

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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07/15/2019 09:48

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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07/15/2019 09:48

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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07/15/2019 09:46

Load: Challenge complete!

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

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07/07/2019 12:36

Accepting the Flag: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of you and your horse improving his/her acceptance of a flag. Need help? Check out the Purpose "Introducing the Flag". Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.

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07/07/2019 12:35

Sending: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of you and your horse allowing you to send him/her over, under, or through an obstacle. Need help? Check out the Purpose "Sending By / Obstacles". Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.

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07/07/2019 12:34

HQ, FQ, Lead, Back: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of you and your horse improving their HQ yields, FQ Yields, Leading, or Backing. You just need to pick one skills set to share. Show us what your horse does best, or show us which skill they have made the most improvement on this week! Need help? Check out the Purpose "HQ, FQ, Lead, Back". Need more help? Send us a video for coaching!

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07/07/2019 12:30

Preparing to Tie: Challenge complete!

Add a photo of your horse working on this skills to improve his/her ability to tie. Need help? Check out the Purpose "Stying Preparations". Need more help? Send us a video for coaching.

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07/07/2019 12:29

Share with FB: Challenge complete!

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

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07/07/2019 12:24

Roll the HQ: Challenge complete!

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.

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07/07/2019 12:23

Stimulus: Challenge complete!

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.

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07/07/2019 12:11

Safe or Unsafe place to tie?: Challenge complete!

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.

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07/02/2019 12:03

Mounting Block: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose is able to successfully stand still next to the mounting block when the flag is in motion in the air around them, above them, and below them. Be sure the horse is accepting the flag vs just tolerating it in their space before completing this challenge. If you find you have a horse that is tolerating it and just can't seem to progress toward accepting the flag in any of the previous challenges, be sure to ask for help before progressing to this challenge.

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07/02/2019 12:02

Accepts the Flag for Direction: Challenge complete!

Complete this challenge when the horse assigned to this purpose is able to successfully distinguish the difference between your intention for them to stand still when the flag is in motion and when your intention is for them to move forward away from your energy and the energy of the flag.

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06/17/2019 08:34

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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06/17/2019 08:33

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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06/17/2019 08:31

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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06/17/2019 08:31

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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06/17/2019 08:30

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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06/17/2019 08:28

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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06/17/2019 08:28

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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06/15/2019 10:07

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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