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Rigitta is a 2005 Lipizzan mare,(Pluto II Dixana x Rheia), that I finally found Dec 2010 after a 2 year search for a Lipizzan. Many adventures and new found friends later, Rigitta and I begin our partnership and eventual dressage competitive career. Rigitta has not been started yet so this will all be from scratch just like my 2007 Dutch Warmblood, Cedar(Theo), has been. I am an over 50 Adult Amateur Dressage competitor. I am a supporter of the Nokota Horse and have owned several. ... www.nokotahorse.org ... Amy Dragoo is helping me with my Blog photos. Majority are from her. ... AK Dragoo Photography, LLC ... www.akdragoophoto.com ... You can follow her Blog here: http://akdragoophoto.squarespace.com/view-all-posts/ ... Also a shout out to Sarah Casey and Waltzing Horse Farm Berlin, New York where I got Rigitta ... http://www.waltzinghorsefarm.com/ ... Make sure you click on "older posts" at the bottom of the page to see everything that has been happening since the beginning of the adventure!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

More of the same

The bit I ordered for Gitta came and it is much nicer for her.  A 4.5""  Happy Mouth. it is the straight one with the nubbys on it. The 5"' split rubber snaffle was too much bit for her mouth.

I tried the Duet on her and fits her great, lots of room in the gullet.

Also bought her a blanket as I will need to clip her long coat before she goes to get backed the end of February.  That is next on the list, getting her accustomed to the noise of clippers.

Still working with her on the plastic bags.  She doesn't like the noise, but settles quickly.  Kind of goes e-w-w-w gross when I take them down her legs.  Does not threaten to kick or strike me at all.  Just lifts her leg up and away from me.  good girl!

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