Category Archives: Training

Dale Chavez Training Saddle for sale

Dale Chavez Training Saddle I just listed my Dale Chavez “Trainer” Western Rough Out Saddle on Ebay. This saddle has the shorter 26 inch skirts so it will fit shorter backed horses like Morgans very well. Go to www.ebay.com and do a Search for item number 280718086476   VERY comfortable saddle!   No Reserve!

tounge ties

we have a school horse who works much better if she has her tounge tied. shes easy to do, doesnt throw a fit or anything, the problem is that a customer leasing her cant seem to get it done correctly. normally, we use shoelace. is there an easier way to tie her tounge? ive heard…

Wearing an over/side check

How do you get a horse to bounce off a check (side or over)? Is it the way it’s attached to the surcingle or how the bit feels in their mouth? Or do you let the check be slightly loose and when the horse lowers it’s head it comes off the check and/or you have…

Equipment wanted

So I recently tripled my amount of horses, and instead of the usual case of too much equipment, I am now short on equipment. I’m guessing there are those around that have extra of the wrong stuff so maybe I can take some off your hands. What I am looking for (all for a smaller…

Correctly Bending the Driving Horse

How would one go about getting a horse to bend correctly in the shafts since you have nothing aiding the hindend? I have been looking in driving dressage areas but they drive differently so that’s not much help. What I’ve been doing lately is giving and taking with my inside hand and holding with my…

Sixth Annual Stallion Showcase and Horse Sale, 8/6/11

The Spokane Morgan Club http://www.spokanemorganclub.org presents The Sixth Annual Stallion Showcase & Horse Sale at Lady Raven Stables minutes north of Spokane on August 6, 2011. See the event web site for directions, entry blank, photos from the first five years and more. We are expecting 500+ people to attend in 2011 now that we…

Consignment Program at Brian Hadley Stables

Brian Hadley Stables, located in Weatherford, Texas, would like to announce to all Morgan enthusiasts, that we are now offering a REDUCED TRAINING RATE through our consignment program!  The consignment program will allow Morgan owners who are interested in primarily selling their show horse(s) a lower monthly training rate!  We still welcome new clients who…

Morgan Mouths

A few days ago, someone made mention on one of the Western threads about the low palates in Morgans and how that can be problematic in bitting.  I was thinking I’d posted a topic on this at some point in time, but I just did a search and couldn’t find anything.  I like to use…

Equestrian Professional.com – Seminar

Back in August I mentioned an online Financial Planning seminar specifically geared toward those in equine oriented business.  First of all, I know at least one person (leslie) signed up for the event.  Did anyone participate?  What did you think?  Was it beneficial, insightful, helpful, etc? Second of all, the same site, EquestrianProfessional.com, is sponsoring…

Attn: Morgan Trainers

Are you planning on attending the 2011 AMHA convention?  Would you like to go but can’t afford it?  I just saw this news bulletin on the AMHA website that may interest you.  For every 5 people you refer to attend the AMHA convention, you get one free complete convention package (valued at $300).  Take advantage…