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Young Colt’s 1st Saddling

Posted Thursday, July 8, 2010, at 7:54 PM


I haven't shared anything for awhile, so I thought I would share a little of what we're doing.  As usual, it is always about Grandkids, Horses, and stuff like that.  This first blog is about a young 2 yr old colt that is having his first saddling, and not  lovin' it real well.  Though next year, you'll be seeing him doing all kinds of stuff!

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We're calling him "Jax" for now, and he loves to be pet and handled.  He'll come along just fine.

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Wayne rinses him off at the end of the ride.

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And a visit from a friend, Mike!

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That was the first saddling.  Alot of times, that is not as exciting as the next one.  So, here's the next one..


This is the time that he pretty much just 'blows up'

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If you look at his face/mouth, you can tell he is bawling and grunting...

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The Palomino filly was saddled exactly the same days/ways.  She is much more OK with things.  She has now been ridden a total of 4 times, and she's gone to a "4-H Working Ranch Horse" meeting as Wayne's horse for the evening.  It's exciting to see how easily they adapt to things. 

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Wow...what a ride! I was glad to see that nobody (horse or rider) was hurt. That guy sure has a way with horses! Thank you for sharing the "wild ride." We have had a few of those here as well. It keeps you on your toes if nothing else.

-- Posted by OpinionMissy on Sun, Jul 11, 2010, at 12:43 PM

Are these horses from the round up? Or is this normal to break any horse? Duh you can tell I don't live on a ranch. lol !

-- Posted by MsMarylin on Sun, Jul 11, 2010, at 2:03 PM

The rides are rarely as wild as a couple of the first saddlings. We don't plan on that...and yes, he does have a way with the horses.


-- Posted by jessiemiller on Thu, Jul 15, 2010, at 9:48 AM

Marilyn, no these are our own horses. Usually the first saddling is a surprise to them, but then they enjoy the adventure also. When they learn it doesn't hurt, or frighten, they just love to go along. We don't hurt them, so they learn to trust even more. Some are more agreeable than others,..... like the Palomino filly. I can see her as a kid horse by next year. Probably the buckskin also, but we'll have to wait and see. I can definately see him as a show horse! He's beautiful! We have a Palomino gelding that I personally can NOT wait to get started on!

Thanks for your comments!


-- Posted by jessiemiller on Thu, Jul 15, 2010, at 9:51 AM

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