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Yes. Horses have to be trained to go in a trailer. It is not something that
they were built to do naturally.


On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 11:13 AM, Jean Paul de Sens <
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> Is this one of those, "If you want to do this thing, practice it and try
> it months before you have to actually do it?"
>
> JP
>
>
> Qui mieux fait, mieux vault.
>
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> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 8:35 AM, Eowyth þa Siðend <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> I tried that once with a particularly stubborn gelding - he broke my
>> trailer (busted window, cut fetlock, broken door).
>>
>> I've stayed with the trailer in the pasture, feed in trailer technique
>> ever since with much better success ;-)
>>
>> -Eo
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 10:06 AM, Rex Deaver <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> My dad used to run a long lead from the horse's halter, out through the
>>> front of the trailer, back to his hand. Then he would stand beside and to
>>> the rear of the horse and crack a buggy whip behind them. Every time the
>>> horse moved forward, he took up the slack; the pulley effect and friction
>>> meant the horse could never back up. Eventually, they got in the trailer,
>>> only to find tasty grain in the feed tray. I never saw it take more than
>>> twice, and usually only once, before you could lead the horse to the
>>> trailer, throw the lead rope over its neck, and have it get into the
>>> trailer without issue.
>>>
>>> I take that back; there was one old mare, a 21-year old Standard Bred,
>>> that reared up and put her front hooves on top of the trailer rather than
>>> go in. At that point, Dad gave up, soothed her down, and put her back out
>>> to pasture.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 9:35 AM, Eowyth þa Siðend <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Put his feed & hay in the trailer. ;-) He'll go on eventually! *hugs*
>>>> To the Murph-man. Sorry he's still being a pain.
>>>>
>>>> -Eo
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Heather Hillhouse <
>>>> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> This sounds awesome!  Now if I can just get Murphy into the $&/#@@$
>>>>> trailer. Attempt #7251 commencing in 3....2.....1....
>>>>> Derdriu
>>>>> On Aug 13, 2014 4:57 PM, "Eowyth þa Siðend" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Greetings all!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The course and scoring has been finalized. For those going for the
>>>>>> FULL amount of points, I've also decided to give homage to THL Katrin's 60
>>>>>> Challenge in honor of Toke's birthday. Total amount of points that one can
>>>>>> receive will be 60!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> PLEASE NOTE: There are many PRE-Challenge elements to this activity.
>>>>>> Some of you may ask, "Why?" So I'll tell you here:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As one of the King's Huscarls, Queen's Fyrdmen, and member of the
>>>>>> Calontir Cavalry, I feel it's my duty and honor to showcase and encourage
>>>>>> the equestrian activities throughout the Heartland. And that can't be done
>>>>>> just in competitions on the field. It requires engaging those that might
>>>>>> not even realize there _IS_ a Cavalry in attendance! Which is why points
>>>>>> are being given for bringing someone other than yourself to the field, as
>>>>>> well as a heraldic intro (or supplication to the Crown) to be voiced in
>>>>>> front of the spectators that are in attendance! Bring your banners and your
>>>>>> flowing caparisons (or sturdy leather barding, as the case may be) and join
>>>>>> us for the Processional around camp (where you might just find your groom
>>>>>> or spectator).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *(Horse not required to participate in the Processional, but you
>>>>>> might get tired of walking -we'll be going around the site announcing the
>>>>>> start of the challenge.)*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> And so - Here is the Greco-Persian Challenge: http://goo.gl/vJLWJN
>>>>>> Scoring: http://goo.gl/bAumh7
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Contact me with ANY Questions and I look forward to seeing everyone
>>>>>> in 9 days!​
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ever in Service,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> THL Eowyth  þa Siðend
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 8:37 AM, Eowyth þa Siðend <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Announcing A Greco-Persian Equestrian Challenge for Cattle Raids!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It is now in your hands to enslave Athens or make her free, and
>>>>>>> thereby leave behind for all posterity a memorial such as not even
>>>>>>> Harmodius and Aristogeiton left. Now the Athenians have come to their
>>>>>>> greatest danger since they first came into being, and, if we surrender, it
>>>>>>> is clear what we will suffer when handed over to Hippias. But if the city
>>>>>>> prevails, it will take first place among the Greek cities.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>    – Herodotus, The Histories
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> About the Challenge: The theme for Cattle Raids 2014 is the
>>>>>>> Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire of Persia and the Greek
>>>>>>> city-states from 499 – 449 BC.  Cavalry were an important part of that
>>>>>>> conflict.  The elements of this challenge are mostly taken from On
>>>>>>> the Cavalry Commander, a book by the Greek writer Xenophon (430
>>>>>>> – 354 BC).
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The Prizes: The prizes for this challenge will be contributed by
>>>>>>> the entrants.  As Xenophon wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> And if you could offer prizes to the regiments for skill in all the
>>>>>>> feats that the public expects the cavalry to perform at the spectacles, I
>>>>>>> think this would appeal strongly to the spirit of emulation in every
>>>>>>> Athenian.  For evidence of this I may refer to the [Greek plays], in which
>>>>>>> many labours and heavy expenses are the price paid for trifling rewards.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We encourage everyone to heed Xenophon’s words: No trifling rewards!
>>>>>>>  :-)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The Course: A full description and course diagram will be posted
>>>>>>> online shortly, but the course includes a procession, heraldry (so start
>>>>>>> working on your intro now! and pull out those banners!), maneuvering on
>>>>>>> horseback, javelin throwing, simulated polo, bonus points for riding the
>>>>>>> course bareback, and more!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> TO RESERVE A STALL (or if you have any Questions): Contact the
>>>>>>> Honorable Lady Eowyth þa Siðend at [log in to unmask]
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The Honorable Lady Katrin Bjarnarsdottir will also be hosting an
>>>>>>> Evening Tournament! More details and a full schedule to be posted as plans
>>>>>>> are completed.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://magmor.net/events/cattleraids2014.php
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> In Service,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> THL Eowyth þa Siðend
>>>>>>>
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