I don’t ever enlarge the hole. My mare is a pro at using a muzzle. I lent one to a friend whose horse stood for hours not even attempting to try to graze but within a week she was grazing like a good ‘un. They all learn pretty quickly.
Hacking along a country lane past a house. A Rottweiler suddenly threw itself violently at the gate. My pony spun left and deposited me over her shoulder onto the beautifully soft and springy grass verge. It was really pleasant!
There is only one person to blame for this and that is the dog’s owner. The dog was the aggressor and the cause of the events that led to the awful injuries of the rider. The dog’s owner allowed this to happen by not having his/ her dog under control.
I’ve been thrown from my pony by a dog...
My pony did kick a dog. It was a border collie off lead. I knew what was going to happen because it approached us on the bridleway in a stalking position, eyes fixed and head low. I turned my pony to face the wall so she wouldn’t bolt as the only direction was towards a main road. The dog...
You know her well and you want to buy her so I'm guessing you like her a lot despite her little ways. She also has lots of positive points as she suits your needs and the activities you want to do. I would offer £3k and be prepared to go up to £4k. x
Songs from my childhood like Lavender's Blue and The Ash Grove. I’m sure my pony recognises these now and takes them as a sign to go steady 😊
With my Welsh cob it was Brown Girl in the Ring as it suited her footfall.