I got to the barn just as Sarah was taking Jake out of the pasture, so I let Graf turn out there and play with Ansel for a couple of minutes while I got their buckets ready. I put the buckets in the trailer mangers and opened up the doors and then went and collected the boys.
Published August 5, 2007
Didn't get out to the barn until about 6 so we had another evening (though not quite twilight) session. Again I used grain instead of carrots and just put his rubber feed pan into the manger. This time I was able to just walk up and ask him to load...
Published August 4, 2007
We took yesterday off. Ansel had a massage and got some of the kinks out of his back and hamstrings and tummy. This morning I was a little pushed for time after riding, but I still wanted to work on loading. So I grabbed a scoop of grain and his rubber bowl and headed over.
Published August 1, 2007
Well it wasn't a fluke. Went out this evening about 7. Ansel was pretty interested it what might be lurking around the other trailers. But when I asked him to step into the trailer, he did. I asked for one or two partial loads, then moved the cone...
Published July 30, 2007
I took the weekend off from loading - too many other things going on. When I went back to it today, Ansel was a bit distracted walking over to the trailer, but I remembered to chunk things down - not just try to start with the target at the furthest...
Published July 29, 2007