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Paddock Paradise… part 3Petra

Sat, 02 May 2009 08:23:15 +0000

Well, my paddock paradise is pretty much finished and the horses will be introduced into it tomorrow morning. They are still at the neighbour’s paddcok and I am looking forward to see how they react to the new layout of their paddock. Here is  a slideshow of the track and the layout of the paddock. […]

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Creating a Paddock Paradise… part 2Petra

Tue, 28 Apr 2009 09:27:57 +0000

I got my book a few days ago and started reading immediately and wow. I am loaded with ideas and have been working on my paddock paradise for past two days and I am now waiting for some tread-in posts to finish off my track. I am quite stunned at how much track I can […]

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Creating a Paddock Paradise… part 1PetraPaddock Paradise

Tue, 21 Apr 2009 08:26:57 +0000

One of my biggest problems is that I really don’t have enough room to house 3 horses with about 1.75 acres of space for them on our 2.5 acre block. When I enquired at council in regards to the regulations about having horses on your semi rural (aka peri-urban) block I was told that having […]

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How Attractive Are You To Your Horse?PetraPrint This Articleattractive.jpg

Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:37:31 +0000

Hi All, have you ever thought about the above question? This is a question we ask ourself at Quantum Savvy a lot and you may be intrigued what it is all about. Meredith Ransley explains it really well in her article. Just How Attractive Are You To Your Horse? Print This Article When it comes […]

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Scientific HorsemanshipPetra

Thu, 19 Feb 2009 23:28:53 +0000

Yesterday on our Australian ABC1, the programme Catalyst, looked at Horsemanship and how science is showing that taking the horse ‘s natural behaviour into account when training, outstanding results can be achieved. You can watch this video here:  As you all know I am learing a training method called Release Focused Training (TM) which […]

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My PropertyPetra

Wed, 18 Feb 2009 23:15:31 +0000

When we moved onto our 2.5acre peri-urban block I promised my husband that I would have more not less grass within a years time. He just chuckled and said, “we’ll see.” I had bought Jane’s book “Managing horses on small properties”, read it from cover and cover and went about to put her suggestions and […]

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An Interview with Shane RansleyPetra

Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:45:54 +0000

Hi All, Shane gave an interview on Natural Horse Network not too long ago about Release Focused Training and how it is used to build a horses confidence and create a great partnership with our equine friends. The core principles of Release Focused Training are: * Horses should have options * Horses learn by when […]

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What is Quantum Savvy Natural Horsemanship?Petra

Sat, 14 Feb 2009 22:27:55 +0000

I study natural horsemanship through Quantum Savvy and this is a little intro video to get your curiosity sparked. Enjoy more about “What is Quantum Savvy Natural Horsema…“, posted with vodpod    

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And so it begins…PetraAerial property plan

Thu, 12 Feb 2009 23:10:56 +0000

All the text books tell you, that to establish a property plan you should try to obtain an aerial photo of your property and use plenty of overlays to map the terrain (contour lines, water sheds, vegetation etc), but with only 2.5 acres (1 hectare) of land… is it worth it do go into that […]

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