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Lexy Nuesch Horsemanship

Mistie: June 10

This week, Mistie transitioned into the snaffle!

We went through the Checking Around process, also. Day 1 consists of Checking Around to the Tail. Day 2 is Checking Around to the Hock & Day 3 is Checking Around to the Saddle. She did really well! I use plastic bags to flag them around a bit during this process & she was quite unfazed by them.

Mistie's first rides in the snaffle went well. She steered about the same as she had our last ride in the hackamore, which doesn't always happen right off the bat. A bit resistant at the lope, but that's not unusual. We also started Bend at the Walk without spurs.

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