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Gail
Reg. Sep 2003
Posted 2011-05-05 5:27 PM (#5661534)
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Posted 2011-05-06 8:10 AM (#5662212 - in reply to #5661534)
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Posted 2011-05-06 10:53 AM (#5662532 - in reply to #5661534)
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Hi Sharin. Thank you very much for taking the time to answer our questions.

What are some exercises that you like to do to smoothen out a turn or make it more 
"snappy"?

Also, any pointers for first timer at futurities?  

Thanks again!
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Posted 2011-05-06 11:07 AM (#5662569 - in reply to #5661534)
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Posted 2011-05-06 11:36 AM (#5662658 - in reply to #5661534)
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Hi Sharon

What do you do for a colt that steps out of the second barrel. He sets him self up perfect going in and stays good and then steps out. Any excercises?
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Posted 2011-05-11 9:06 AM (#5669626 - in reply to #5661534)
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My 9 year old gelding is pushing and rooting on the bit during his straight exercise work. I'm thrilled that he is feeling good and wanting to run but I worry that he might develop a habit of pushing on the bit when I ask him to come back to me in a run. I don't notice this when he is working in a circle unless he is really fresh.
Using a twisted o-ring snaffle for all exercise. Should I be concerned and what do you suggest I change to help the issue?

Edited to post my question.

Edited by canchaser97 2011-05-12 10:32 AM
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barlracr429
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Posted 2011-05-11 10:41 PM (#5671247 - in reply to #5661534)
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Hey Sharin.  Congrats on all your wins and your success in the arena.  Any chance you will come back to Ohio and have a clinic?  

Could you talk about the bits you like to use and when you know it's time to switch bits?  I have a 5YO that I spent all of last year getting good and broke. She knows how to collect and i've started her on the pattern slow and she makes great runs at the indoor I've been boarding at, but when she gets to a show she turns into a ADHD, social butterfly toddler who can not pay attention or focus and seems afraid of the announcer.  At home she rides like a pleasure horse and I get teased about how slow she goes and how low she carries her head but at the shows she is so overly excited she looks like an un-broke yahoo with her head in the air. I started her in a twisted o-ring and moved up to a twisted loomis when I started the pattern. I think it's time to move up but then I worry about not fixing what isn't broken. I have a 3 piece cow horse with a curb chain that I've always loved. Do you think this is a good bit to move her into?  ANd should I keep taking it slow until she mentally gets it together at the shows (typically I exhibition at a trot a time or two, maybe slow lope if I feel confident and then walk the pattern) or should I make her put her big girl panties on and go in the exhibition and ask her to lope?  I've been to 5 shows in the past two months just taking it slow in the exhibtions and I'm ready to put her against the clock and see what she can do (the runs at home are so smooth and powerful I'm just itchin to run her) but I also don't want to push her mentally if she's not ready.   
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BobbieL
Reg. Dec 2005
Posted 2011-05-11 11:00 PM (#5671281 - in reply to #5661534)
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Just Smoke and Me
Reg. Jan 2004
Posted 2011-05-12 12:00 PM (#5671983 - in reply to #5661534)
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Hello Sharin, Thank you for taking the time to come answer some questions. 

Do you think that the market is strong for futurity prospects?  Such as a nice 3 or 4 year old that is on track to run?

What milestones do you want your futurity colts to hit at say the end of their two and three year old year?

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hammerdown
Reg. Oct 2004
Posted 2011-05-12 12:25 PM (#5672071 - in reply to #5661534)
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Sharin-Thanks for coming on.  My open horse is doing really well but I noticed in some slow mo video footage that he's crossfiring on occassion around the 2nd (left turn) and not holding his right lead to the 3rd when he comes out.  His hocks were injected a couple of weeks ago b/c my vet thought he was sore in them.  Have you had any experiences with something like this & if  so, what do you find was the problem? Thank you! 
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AllAroundRider
Reg. Sep 2009
Posted 2011-05-12 12:36 PM (#5672104 - in reply to #5661534)
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Thanks for coming on!

Any tips for a horse that anticipates the 2nd barrel? Doesn't try it in slow work but in an actual run will shut down too early and start the turn too soon and hits it. Its almost like I can't get her to move over after the first and really run all the way to the second.  
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WellsB
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Posted 2011-05-13 9:51 AM (#5673728 - in reply to #5661534)
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Hi Sharon!


Do you have any suggestions for  a  colt with a huge motor that works great at home but tends to lose his rate at a show? We do alot of collection exercises and lots of whoaing at the barrels at home but when we go to a show he loses his rate and will run by a couple of strides...I normally do not exhibition him just go and run and hope my homework pays off... hubby says at the show he throws his head up and ignores me..

I work him in a german martingale or a tiedown and a simplicity bit but run him in a rolled leather tiedown and a goosetree short shank double gag with a dogbone mouthpeice...

He is super smart and i can haul him somewhere to work him and he is a superstar...works like a dream but when its time to run at the show he is all muscle and run...
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shbarrelhorses
Reg. May 2011
Posted 2011-05-13 1:04 PM (#5674259 - in reply to #5661534)
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Gail - 2011-05-05 5:27 PM


Futurity and Rodeo Horse Trainer Sharin Hall will be here to answer your questions May 13 at 1PM CST.


PROFESSIONAL BIOGRAPHY


2004 Speedhorse Derby Champion
2006 American Qt Horse Conress Barrel Racing Sweepstakes Champion
2007 WPRA Derby Champion
2008 XL Gold and Silver Cup Futurity Champion
2009 WPRA Futurity Champion 

Sharon has won over 60K this year alone on several horses.  She will answer any question you throw at her about training and selecting the futurity horse.  Thank you Sharin Hall! 

http://www.sharinhall.com/ 

Hello everyone! Thank you so much for all your time today. I pray I will answer all of your questions to the best of my ability and gain you some knowledge and wisdom. I do not claim to know everything and I learn daily from other professionals and, of course, from my Lord.
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shbarrelhorses
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Posted 2011-05-13 1:05 PM (#5674262 - in reply to #5662212)
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shbarrelhorses
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Posted 2011-05-13 1:13 PM (#5674285 - in reply to #5662532)
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countrygirl2006 - 2011-05-06 10:53 AM

Hi Sharin. Thank you very much for taking the time to answer our questions.

What are some exercises that you like to do to smoothen out a turn or make it more 
"snappy"?

Also, any pointers for first timer at futurities?  

Thanks again!

My style of training is kind of known for smooth snappy turns. I gain this by loping circles with body shaped to the inside, relaxed. If they are not relaxed then go back to a trot, walk, so on. They need confidence to complete the turn at the same gate. I give plenty of room behind the barrel more than going into it. Tip for firtst time futurity is be prepaired to run the fastest time! lol Ive seen the 4 and 5yr old futurity colts out run the derby and open horses. Its not as easy as it looks. Alot can happen when you get there.
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shbarrelhorses
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Posted 2011-05-13 1:20 PM (#5674320 - in reply to #5662658)
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moeandme2008 - 2011-05-06 11:36 AM

Hi Sharon

What do you do for a colt that steps out of the second barrel. He sets him self up perfect going in and stays good and then steps out. Any excercises?

First I would vet to make sure he or she is not hurting. If he is correctly approaching the barrel, 3 to 4feet, and has plenty of room on the backside and still steps off? then the exercise to help that would be to lope a bigger circle going in and on the very backside go a little deeper and make another circle and when your coming off of that circle finish the barrel? does that make sense? i wish i could draw it out, if not. this will make him listed to your hands, make sure he knows to finish the barrel and relax.
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Posted 2011-05-13 1:24 PM (#5674337 - in reply to #5674320)
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Thank you for coming on. How do you correct a horse that is running by the first barrel? I think my gelding was run sore and developed a first barrel problem. How do I get a good first back on this horse?
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Posted 2011-05-13 1:32 PM (#5674374 - in reply to #5669626)
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canchaser97 - 2011-05-11 9:06 AM

My 9 year old gelding is pushing and rooting on the bit during his straight exercise work. I'm thrilled that he is feeling good and wanting to run but I worry that he might develop a habit of pushing on the bit when I ask him to come back to me in a run. I don't notice this when he is working in a circle unless he is really fresh.
Using a twisted o-ring snaffle for all exercise. Should I be concerned and what do you suggest I change to help the issue?

Edited to post my question.

yes, you should be concerned. If he does this when exercising he will also think it is ok to do this any time and or during a run. I avoid all bad habits by simply trying to prevent them. I do know, however, that they can creep up on you and not realize we have established one, especially on an older one. So....to fix this problem I would first work on breaking him at the poll. If he has never been bitted up properly in a round pen then start with a martingale or a traing fork. This will get his face backed off the bit and stop the rooting. It will also supple your horse vertically and laterally and allow for more suppleness in the turns. After you have gained this then go to more bit with out the training fork and continue working on your suppling exercises.
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canchaser97
Reg. Oct 2007
Posted 2011-05-13 1:37 PM (#5674395 - in reply to #5674374)
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shbarrelhorses - 2011-05-13 1:32 PM

canchaser97 - 2011-05-11 9:06 AM

My 9 year old gelding is pushing and rooting on the bit during his straight exercise work. I'm thrilled that he is feeling good and wanting to run but I worry that he might develop a habit of pushing on the bit when I ask him to come back to me in a run. I don't notice this when he is working in a circle unless he is really fresh.
Using a twisted o-ring snaffle for all exercise. Should I be concerned and what do you suggest I change to help the issue?

Edited to post my question.

yes, you should be concerned. If he does this when exercising he will also think it is ok to do this any time and or during a run. I avoid all bad habits by simply trying to prevent them. I do know, however, that they can creep up on you and not realize we have established one, especially on an older one. So....to fix this problem I would first work on breaking him at the poll. If he has never been bitted up properly in a round pen then start with a martingale or a traing fork. This will get his face backed off the bit and stop the rooting. It will also supple your horse vertically and laterally and allow for more suppleness in the turns. After you have gained this then go to more bit with out the training fork and continue working on your suppling exercises.

Thank you so much for coming on today! He does know how to break at the pole but I think this little habit is just sneaking up on me. I'll go back to basics and see how it goes.

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shbarrelhorses
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Posted 2011-05-13 1:44 PM (#5674414 - in reply to #5671247)
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barlracr429 - 2011-05-11 10:41 PM

Hey Sharin.  Congrats on all your wins and your success in the arena.  Any chance you will come back to Ohio and have a clinic?  

Could you talk about the bits you like to use and when you know it's time to switch bits?  I have a 5YO that I spent all of last year getting good and broke. She knows how to collect and i've started her on the pattern slow and she makes great runs at the indoor I've been boarding at, but when she gets to a show she turns into a ADHD, social butterfly toddler who can not pay attention or focus and seems afraid of the announcer.  At home she rides like a pleasure horse and I get teased about how slow she goes and how low she carries her head but at the shows she is so overly excited she looks like an un-broke yahoo with her head in the air. I started her in a twisted o-ring and moved up to a twisted loomis when I started the pattern. I think it's time to move up but then I worry about not fixing what isn't broken. I have a 3 piece cow horse with a curb chain that I've always loved. Do you think this is a good bit to move her into?  ANd should I keep taking it slow until she mentally gets it together at the shows (typically I exhibition at a trot a time or two, maybe slow lope if I feel confident and then walk the pattern) or should I make her put her big girl panties on and go in the exhibition and ask her to lope?  I've been to 5 shows in the past two months just taking it slow in the exhibtions and I'm ready to put her against the clock and see what she can do (the runs at home are so smooth and powerful I'm just itchin to run her) but I also don't want to push her mentally if she's not ready.   

Would love to do a clinic in Ohio AND visit my family! Congrats on taking your time getting your 5yr old broke and started, alot accomplished in a year. Typically when you take a horse away from their normal, at your home, environment you loose 50% of your training. So, seasoning one is just as time consuming as training one. This means that when you haul her you will have start at step 1 until you have the same control as if you were at home. If you dont have her face and she throws her head up either put a tie down on or a martingale training fork. Start at what gate you have control at and work your way up. This probably will require you to haul a nervous horse away from home alot more than 1 that handles the unknown. Ive had to just haul them and let them stand at the trailer and not even ride them. You should go fast in the exhibitions when you have control at all speeds away from home. The more you haul her with out stressing her is how you season one as fast as possible.
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