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and

Happy New Year

From Irene, Joshua and Robby



Santa Comes to Garrison ND



Mustang 4-H Club goes Caroling 


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Educating


Arron learning to ride



Caring


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Joshua at the Care Center



Pair Practice


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Jerri's first time with the team on the road.



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Wagon loaded




Spring Events


Josh as leader Robby as wheeler

2011 April Arena Trails in Ord NE



 Good Times Winter 2012



First snow

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Come ride with us.
























Indoor Learning Ponies 
come to 
Reins and Lines

Bucky stand perfectly still as Irene demonstrates how to saddle a horse

 
Lets practice how to get on a horse.



Learning to saddle on Cloverbuddy a very patent bay pony.

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We have moved to North Dakota





 



Josh in the Turtle Lake Home Coming Parade.



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Summerís Big Adventure  was putting Josh and Robby together on the flat bed wagon.

 

 

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Pairs first drive on the flat bed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A summerís day drive down a country rode.  

 
It is August and this is Josh and Robbyís first outing as a pair.

 





 



Little Wheels Clinic

                      21 May 2011

                      Aberdeen SD


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Fitting a new harness.




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Irene gives driving tips.



Micky drive for inspection.

 He passes with flying colors.





South Dakota Horse Fair
 

Ponies lined up for Harness inspection for the dressage demonstration. 



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Bradon Kinney lectures on the history and use of draft horses in the United States.




 



Winter has come to South Dakota.

Driving Continues  





Josh taking the neighbor boys for a REAL Sleigh Ride.  The bells could be heard for three blocks away.





Robby tries out the new sleigh.
Scroll down to see where the sleigh came from.



The first snow and first attempt at a sleigh.

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Sleigh parts drying                 Sleigh taking shape
 in living room.                        in the garage.




Robby taking the sleigh for its first drive.





South Dakota State Fair Open Pony Show
Sunday September 5, 2010

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Both ponies did a great job at their first show.

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4th of July 2010

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Robby and Snicker on their way to their first parade.
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Little Wheels Clinic 


web_try_a_cartClinic started with everyone trying out all of the carts.  It is amazing how different carts feel and how differently one can see the horse and the road.




 


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From carts we went to harnessing.  Each part of the harness was adjusted for the horse, then for the cart.




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These little guys know what they were doing. Driver is learning.




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Jet is experiencing his first hitching.





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Micky is experienced.  He thinks driving is old hat.




Watch the Events page for the next clinic.




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WEEKEND at the CALAMUS


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Arena work out in the early morning.




 


Afternoon drive with Sandhill Lakes on both sides of the trail.





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Driving up on a young fisherman.




 



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Going solo for the first time in the new arena.





 

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Cooling off after a long day of play.







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Places we have been driving 


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Linda Hapner driving Daniel at the Nebraska Horse Expo, 12 of March in Lincoln, NE.

 



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Irene Graves giving the 
Introduction to Driving Demonstration 
at the South Dakota Horse Fair 
20 of March in Sioux Falls SD.




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Eastern Nebraska Driving Society Arena Driving Trial
April 24 &25, 2010 
 
Lazy K Arena, Grand Island, NE

      
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