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rodeochick123
Reg. Apr 2011
Posted 2018-07-10 11:17 AM
Subject: What’s your plan?



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Where do you like your 2 year olds to be and 3 year olds? When do you start them on the pattern and when do you start hauling? Also curious those of you who prefer to wait till they are 4-5 before starting them.
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lonely va barrelxr
Reg. Apr 2005
Posted 2018-07-10 11:35 AM
Subject: RE: What’s your plan?



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I let my horses set their own schedule.  Some are almost self-training, and if their physical maturity is earlier I will bring them along earlier.  If the foal/young horse has some issues at any point I let them slow down and take a longer road.  I don't necessarily have to have them fancy broke before they are on the pattern, but I do want a solid base to work from. 

Some of my 2yo's have been physically ready for saddle and rider, some of my 2yo's have been wimpy shrimps and at least a year from being big enough.  Almost all my 2yo's will be mentally ready.  I've had one or two who were 3yo's before getting to riding maturity in body and mind. 

I bought a 4yo filly this year who I've shown twice since February and will take to another two shows this year.  I wanted her to slow down and become a little more horsie.  Not that she's hot at all, just wanted her to relax compared to the futurity road she'd been prepped and started on.  I think her longevity will double this way.  I think 5yo for most horses is a fine age to start really pouring on the speed.  But that's jmo.  
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MidWest1452
Reg. May 2013
Posted 2018-07-10 12:38 PM
Subject: RE: What’s your plan?



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 I just got a 3 year old and she is just being sent to be broke out in August. I am not sure what my plan next year will be with her. It will depend on how she is after her first 30 days and how the winter goes.
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