Chocolate Royal (Cocoa)

Dec 19, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on steady gaits, transitions, worked in harness and fitted bridle with bit. Also worked on desensitizing, noises around him. Getting much better. Actually comes towards me on his own and seems to be starting to trust and getting curious about pretty much everything.

Dec 17, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on basics, fit harness. Lunged in harness, walk, trot, whoa and changing direction good boy.

Dec 13, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on being caught, leading, picking up feet, being touched. Also worked on the lunge line. Walk, trot both directions. Caramel fit to harness and wearing it.

Dec 10, 2013 |

Feet trimmed.

Dec 10, 2013 |
Nope

Got trimmed. they were not terrible to get trimmed but seemed afraid and tense, did a lot of pulling away. but got it done

Dec 10, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on lunge line. Walk, trot, whoa. Also continued to worked on being touched picking up feet, moving away and leading.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on picking up feet, being caught, tying, leading and worked on the lunge line. Much better today. Worked on circle walk, and trot, and whoa both directions.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on being caught, leading and basic stuff again.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on approaching without him shying away. Getting better but still not extremely keen on the idea. Worked on picking up feet, getting better, but still can only keep balance for a few seconds. Worked on leading and started on lunge line. he figured out the circle both directions at the walk, but pulls and … read more

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

worked on leading and catching and picking up feet. Buttercup is a bit more trusted to be caught so she will start going out today. Hopefully will figure out electric fence.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Worked with basic stuff again, leading, catching, tying, picking up feet, moving away from pressure.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on catching, being touched/groomed. Leading, and starting to pick up feet. both ponies lean but are not mean or sour.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Worked on being caught, touching, being brushed and groomed. also worked on leading and moving away from pressure and started in the cross ties.

Dec 4, 2013 |
Nope

Arrived. 10 year old Welsh pony gelding, named Chocolate Royal. Not had any previous training. Owner and breeder is LemonTree Welsh ponies from Earlham, Iowa.