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Windnwillow

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  1. Windnwillow

    Congratulations Clare!

    Thanks Guys - the HIM camp and meeting everyone over there have me such motivation
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    Not wanting to be caught

    Awesome thanks I will have a look at that again
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    Not wanting to be caught

    Thanks guys - she will allow me to approach after I did some work a couple of years ago on the approach and retreat method using first a motor bike ( as it took me an hr or more to catch her sometimes and I was taught that u don’t leave the paddock until u have at least given them a pat) ? and then just my lead rope to create energy to yield her HQ but now she still seems edgy when I have a lead rope in my hands entering the paddock. All the other horses are cool but she go and stirs them up and try’s to take them away with her and they now don’t go but just isn’t improving so I felt like she was showing me her hind when she did this so I tried to make it uncomfortable for her to turn away from me with energy when she turned away and release when she HQ yeilded to me. i will see what we have today? Lol So from this - there’s a few holes in my level one with her that I picked up so will see if it improves plus just changing my though patterns when going out there too
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    Not wanting to be caught

    Hi everyone, My mare willow who I have made millions of mistakes with over the years and she dosnt forgive very easily being a sensitive type. Was hard to catch after a bad saddle fit and bad riding advice early on years ago - but I fixed the catching problem to an extent but since then when I enter the paddock and go to catch any horse or her - she will start pacing and weaving around until i approach her - it’s like she knows that even a 10 acre paddock won’t stop me from catching her as I persist until I at least get a sniff Or pat. if she is in a small space - arena or round yard she does everything nice can approach her at liberty etc.. but in a paddock with more space she will leave - she will only come in when all the other horses have stopped running with her and are focusing on me when I do the approach and retreat technique. I think it’s a rapport issue but only recently have I realised that it can be to do with a leadership thing too She is a bossy mare in the paddock and very athletic- it’s hard as when I approach I have to be so careful not to coming in with too much energy and not tip toeing in and making myself seem sketchy. Anyhoo I’m sure as I go through the levels I will get some more answers uand but just had this today and it was disheartening thanks
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    Congratulations Clare!

    Naw sorry just saw this - thanks Jill thank god I met Tanya and learnt about QS - saved my horses and me
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    QS shop?? QS saddle ordering

    Yeah sitting the different saddles and feeling the difference was awesome- and now I have come home and ridden in my saddles and thought wow peter was right about the bars. Just have 3 horses lol wonder if peter can make an alround saddle so I can use it on all 3 lol ok yes I msg Jill and she is going to give me a call and we can organise it
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    QS shop?? QS saddle ordering

    How do u order QS items? I can’t find it on the website anymore? I was just thinking of ordering a QS saddle ?
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    New idea for filming

    Hi guys just did some filming and had the best idea - my hot tape poles have little clips for the hot wire to go through and it holds u phone perfectly and is mobile for filming alone ! Yey
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    QS camp horse for hire ?

    Thanks heaps - I would be very greatful if I could borrow one of yours I spoke to Jill yesterday we have a study plan in place - 9 assignments in 11 weeks. We can do it
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    QS camp horse for hire ?

    Hello guys, I’m from WA and am coming over for the harmony in motion camp in April with Meredith. Iam looming for a suitable horse to do the clinic with. I trained and practiced with Tanya Jacobs in WA and since her passing now are mentored by Jillian prince. I have been practicing Quantum savvy for 7 years. i have 2 quarter horse endings and 1 quarter horse x Arab mare, a young QH X filly and a Shetland. I have references and can send videos thank for your help. clare :)xx
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    QS camp looking for a Horse?

    Hello guys, I’m from WA and am coming over for the harmony in motion camp in April with Meredith. Iam looming for a suitable horse to do the clinic with. Preferably one that has completed at least level 1. I trained and practiced with Tanya Jacobs in WA and since her passing now are mentored by Jillian prince. I have been practicing Quantum savvy for 7 years. i have 2 quarter horse geldings and 1 quarter horse x Arab mare, a young QH X filly and a Shetland. I have references and can send videos thank you for your help. clare :)xx
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    Impulsion issuecimibg out of roll back

    Hi guys - thanks for the feed back - I will definitely give the pattern a try. They have been abit of a holiday over Xmas but will get back into it after New Years where do I find the southern cross pattern? Cheers Clare
  13. Hi guys sort of a test for the new website but have been meaning to ask - i have a gelding who I am doing level 2 with atm and we do campdrafting— and I was going to ask about when I ask for more implosion in the roll back to a canter he can sometimes go into a humpy canter where u think he could buck. I thought he might mixing his legs up but I think that he’s not preparing in the turn around to leave at a canter ?? I have been speeding my body up to help prepare him in the turn - and it has gotten better but was just after suggestions?
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