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Beau tongue out

Wordless wednesday: Silly faces

On (almost) Wordless Wednesdays, I feature rescued animal in north Texas. I captured this great photo over the weekend at the rescue of our big black and white gelding, Beau, sticking his tongue out at Gracie. I was a bit far away, but I was pleased that I still managed to get a decent shot. […]

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Hanging out with Beau and Gracie

Here are some photos from last weekend of Beau and Gracie, two of our sanctuary residents at the horse rescue. I’ve written about both Beau and Gracie before, both of them were horribly abused and were completely untouchable for the first several years that they were at the rescue. They were terrified of people and […]

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a formerly untouchable horse gets petted

Gracie makes more progress

Kirsten captured some great pictures over the weekend of Gracie and I interacting. I’m petting her in most of these, but the way my body is turned, you can’t really tell. I just love how calm, relaxed, engaged and curious she looks in all of them. She is definitely a different horse from last November! […]

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When do I start clicker training?

Can all horses be clicker trained? Does the horse need to know anything before we start clicker training? Can clicker training work for shy, scared, abused or aggressive horse? This is a revised version of something I originally posted on the clickryder yahoo discussion group. (Message number 80910). Some horses aren’t ready for clicker training. […]

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Gracie Gets Her Halter Off

Gracie is an older grey mare who lives at the rescue. No one knows her exact age, but she’s probably around 18. Gracie was rescued in 2007 from a feed lot in Nevada where she was on her way to the slaughter house. When Gracie was rescued, she was absolutely terrified of people. She was […]

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