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by daniel77
Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: Foal Handling and Halter Breaking
Replies: 1
Views: 1930

Foal Handling and Halter Breaking

My take on how this part of things should go.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wc6n8iCWdpk
by daniel77
Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: A Bit About Bits
Replies: 0
Views: 946

A Bit About Bits

My newest video, "A Bit about Bits," is now up. It is about 35 minutes long, but full of good info. There will be two more videos soon. The next will be on transition bits and the last on full blown straight up in the bridle type bits. Hope y'all get something out of it. Please like, comment, and su...
by daniel77
Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: New video on disrespect at feeding time
Replies: 0
Views: 808

New video on disrespect at feeding time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYgqR_tew2U
Hope y'all get something out of this one. Please like the video and subscribe to my channel.
by daniel77
Thu Jan 30, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Now she needs a name
Replies: 15
Views: 8488

Re: Now she needs a name

Cinderella, Cinder for short
by daniel77
Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Sheath Cleaning
Replies: 0
Views: 1045

Sheath Cleaning

I've had two different geldings in the last few months who were performing rather poorly and it was caused by dirty man parts. Just a thought, but if you haven't cleaned your male horses lately, allow me to remind you. Of course, it was 78 deg F here today... I know lots of folks have this done by t...
by daniel77
Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: Feeling the horse's feet
Replies: 0
Views: 910

Feeling the horse's feet

I know that most of you are riding gaited horses, and this may not exactly fit in with that, but I don't know of any reason why knowing more about what is happening underneath you would ever be a bad thing. This is a clip from a recent clinic on a game I call the Hokey Pokey. It is geared as an intr...
by daniel77
Sun Sep 29, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: A few tips on saddling, mounting, and so forth
Replies: 1
Views: 1405

A few tips on saddling, mounting, and so forth

Hope ya'll get a little bit out of these. Please like and Subscribe if you enjoyed them. If you don't enjoy them I'll refund your money. Tack tips for saddling and unsaddling. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgaSY1wxoH0 Safest and Easiest way to mount your horse. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lFyA_...
by daniel77
Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:32 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: Road to the Horse Video
Replies: 4
Views: 2222

Re: Road to the Horse Video

Here's another video of a bridless riding demo I did about a year ago. This is on my personal gelding, Curly. He got pretty sore in his hocks just a few days before I had to do this demo, and I forgot the bute, so you will see him crossfire a bit, and swish his tail as I ask him to yield his hips, p...
by daniel77
Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:32 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Road to the Horse Video
Replies: 4
Views: 2222

Re: Road to the Horse Video

Well, they chose the group, and I didn't make it, but it was a good experience all the same, and I'm sure it won't be my last chance at some national attention.
by daniel77
Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Road to the Horse Video
Replies: 4
Views: 2222

Re: Road to the Horse Video

Thanks a bunch. I appreciate it. Feel free to subscribe to the channel and like the video. We'll be putting more videos up soon. Much, much shorter videos...
by daniel77
Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Road to the Horse Video
Replies: 4
Views: 2222

Road to the Horse Video

I'm trying for one of the Wild Card Spots for Road to the Horse. As per their requirements, I had to start a colt, leave the first hour completely unedited and show the first ride. We also have to post the video on Youtube. Here it is if any of ya'll would like to see me at work. https://www.youtube...
by daniel77
Mon Dec 17, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: New blog on my website
Replies: 2
Views: 1467

Re: New blog on my website

Blog Dec 17 2012 If the Mayans are right, this could be my last blog, but I’ve spent a while this morning coming up with future blog topics anyway. I laugh in the face of those who waste perfectly good virgins. What is Good Timing? Today’s topic is Timing. Most of us have seen someone, like a clinic...
by daniel77
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Submit Your GUN DOG Site
Topic: dauphinhorsemanship.com: Dauphin Horsemanship Website
Replies: 0
Views: 754

dauphinhorsemanship.com: Dauphin Horsemanship Website

If you have any interest in horses, please give my website a look and see if we can be of service. http://www.dauphinhorsemanship.com/ I think that we have a good assortment of photos and information, but I'd sure like to hear from others. We also have a Facebook page named Dauphin Horsemanship. htt...
by daniel77
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: New blog on my website
Replies: 2
Views: 1467

New blog on my website

I've started a blog on my website @ http://www.dauphinhorsemanship.com/blog-articles Please take a look and let me know what ya'll think. We also have a Facebook page under Dauphin Horsemanship. Feel free to drop by and view some pics, answer a quiz for prizes, or, just give us a "like" I am getting...
by daniel77
Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: burn it or turn it under?
Replies: 18
Views: 3875

Re: burn it or turn it under?

FWIW, I started burning my pastures a few years ago during the winter. Mostly just to get rid of the dead piles of grass that had good grass underneath that the horses and cattle couldn't get to. I can tell you that the difference this simple thing has made to my pastures is staggering. When it come...
by daniel77
Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: Saddle Questions - what type?
Replies: 6
Views: 8067

Re: Saddle Questions - what type?

if you decide to go western, I recommend CORRIENTE SADDLE CO. New saddle for about 600 bucks. My son has one and I am very impressed with the quality for the money. imo you can easily spend twice as much for half the saddle. Mod assoc. Is the basic western saddle style.
by daniel77
Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting and schutzhund
Replies: 20
Views: 4380

Re: Hunting and schutzhund

depends on what you mean by bird dog. My German Shep doubled as my field retriever. I did not hunt upland at that time, but he picked up many ducks and doves. Retrieving and quartering are both significant parts of Schtzuhund. Otoh, I would think that a DD or chessie would do fine double duty with m...
by daniel77
Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: Horse Trailers
Replies: 12
Views: 5879

Re: Horse Trailers

Things that I really like in a trailer are: rear tack- much more accessible than climbing in and out, in and out, over and over drop down windows with bars or screens- I am always amazed when I see people traveling down the interstate with a horse's head handing out in the traffic, one bug= blind ho...
by daniel77
Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:49 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: training books....
Replies: 4
Views: 1873

Re: training books....

I don't really know of any great diy advanced training books, but I do have a couple of favorites for you that focus on basics and philosophy. IMO, what most pros call basics are very much lacking in 99% of the horses out there and rider's skills, so don't be thrown off by me calling these books bas...
by daniel77
Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: Bits
Replies: 11
Views: 5289

Re: Bits

Couple of questions for you First, is your current bit actually pinching the corners of his mouth, or do you have another reason for wanting a wider mouthpiece? Secondly, what are his "minor" training issues? There are a myriad of different bit styles, all meant for different things. Most of them ar...
by daniel77
Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: I've tossed my hat in...
Replies: 4
Views: 1895

Re: I've tossed my hat in...

Here is the link to my website, which should be up and running by the start of next week. http://dauphinhorsemanship.com/

This is my facebook page if any of ya'll would like to see pics of the clinics. Feel free to friend me. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001790801372
by daniel77
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: I've tossed my hat in...
Replies: 4
Views: 1895

I've tossed my hat in...

and am now making a living as a horsemanship clinician. I've done a couple at the house (one on basic horsemanship, and one on cow work) and will be one of the featured clinicians in the Louisiana Equine Council's Expo and Colt starting challenge. I should have a website up shortly and am seriously ...
by daniel77
Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Favorite Bird Dog Magazine?
Replies: 11
Views: 1171

Re: Favorite Bird Dog Magazine?

Good food for thought. Thanks guys.
by daniel77
Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Training
Topic: actual "hunt" command help
Replies: 10
Views: 2209

Re: actual "hunt" command help

I've always used "hunt em up" to tell the dogs when it's time to do business. I do prefer to keep them at heel until time to release them. Add to this the gun and gear, and they figure it out pretty quickly.
by daniel77
Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Favorite Bird Dog Magazine?
Replies: 11
Views: 1171

Favorite Bird Dog Magazine?

I'm looking for a Christmas gift for my father in law, and thought that a bird dog magazine would provide him some entertainment. I don't get any of these mags myself, so I'm not sure what crowd they cater to. My FIL loves to watch bird dogs work in general, and has only hunted quail so far, though ...
by daniel77
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:40 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Bark problem? Ideas needed?
Replies: 10
Views: 1756

Re: Bark problem? Ideas needed?

Tri Tronics Bark collar works well, you just have to keep an eye on their neck. I have had one dog (Kelpie, Aussie cowdog) that learned to bark or yelp just under the level that the collar would "get him". Other than that dog, no complaints. Having the same barking issues with a new GSP right now. O...
by daniel77
Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:35 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Help with teaching WHOA
Replies: 19
Views: 3835

Re: Help with teaching WHOA

Some setters can be very immature, I would not worry a bit about just waiting awhile...A yr to year and 1/2 for a setter is what I consider normal....Too much pressure on a str too early can have definite backlash.... Thanks, I've been waiting patiently, and am still taking things very low key ( ve...
by daniel77
Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:02 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Help with teaching WHOA
Replies: 19
Views: 3835

Re: Help with teaching WHOA

My setter pup is only 10 months old, and I'm just starting to get a step or two beyond what I'd consider having introduced commands. I've been having a similar issue with him, in that he whoas great alongside me, but not yet while out away from me. I don't consider this a problem, as we simply haven...
by daniel77
Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: BURRS
Replies: 4
Views: 533

Re: BURRS

I'd skip the clipping, unless you want to do the toes for icing issues, and just use a silicon based detangler BEFORE you take them out. After all, what is a setter without it's flag and feathers? The two that I've used most, and with great success are Cowboy Magic and Show Sheen. Both are made for ...
by daniel77
Tue Oct 19, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheapest e collar
Replies: 16
Views: 3893

Re: Cheapest e collar

I have the DT micro iDT plus. Like was already said, it is a fairly inexpensive collar. It is expandable to 3 dogs, has a vibrate feature, is waterproof, and has a 900 yd range. I've only had mine a few months, but am well pleased thus far. FWIW, the only e-collars that I'd used before were older tr...
by daniel77
Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: More patience when "hunting dead"
Replies: 4
Views: 1412

Re: More patience when "hunting dead"

I've got a good friend who's a pro duck guide, and his big time female has a similar problem. She's jam up trained, but won't hunt on her own for very long. IMO, she's become so used to being handled that she now depends too much on the handler and goes looking for help after a minute or two. I agre...
by daniel77
Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Who gives a coot ...
Replies: 6
Views: 759

Re: Who gives a coot ...

Nothing wrong with that. We often let kids down here pop a few coots on slow mornings so they don't start thinking hunting is boring. FWIW, last year, I had a friend insist that I take a bunch (around 25) home with me. Not wanting to be impolite, I agreed, and not wanting to be wasteful, and also on...
by daniel77
Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:30 am
Forum: Training
Topic: boy and his dog
Replies: 9
Views: 961

Re: boy and his dog

Good stuff :mrgreen:
by daniel77
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: when ur dog use his nose? in the air,on the floor,nose range
Replies: 3
Views: 615

Re: when ur dog use his nose? in the air,on the floor,nose range

There are basically two kinds of scent. There is the air scent , which is basically the scent that the birds put off of their bodies into the surrounding air. It hangs around for a while (minutes to hours depending on conditions) and is what bird dogs should primarily be using. They are following ai...
by daniel77
Sun Oct 03, 2010 7:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: woodcock in ia?
Replies: 7
Views: 1269

Re: woodcock in ia?

You generally find them in wetter areas where they can easily probe the soil for the earthworms that make up 90% of their diet. I seldom see them very far (miles) from water, or in real open areas. They don't have a problem being fairly near houses and towns, and may hang out in the scrub brush and ...
by daniel77
Sun Oct 03, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Fatal Flasher
Replies: 3
Views: 661

Fatal Flasher

I know that most of the posters here are predominantly upland hunters, but I figured that there are enough duck hunters here to ask. Have any of ya'll have used, or have knowledge of this product? http://fatalflasherdecoys.com/ Seems that a dozen of these throughout a decoy spread would add a fair b...
by daniel77
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:47 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Walking Puppy
Replies: 25
Views: 3770

Re: Walking Puppy

I agree with all that has been said. The pup can't lean on a tug, like he can a steady pull. There can be more than one tug in a row also, if the dog hasn't gotten back where he should be, just don't allow a steady pull, cause the dog will only pull back. Whenever he takes his attention off of you, ...
by daniel77
Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:24 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Is it me or the dog?
Replies: 13
Views: 2192

Re: Is it me or the dog?

When she moves (breaks point) pop the bird. She learns that moving causes her to lose the bird. Wild birds will do this because they won't tolerate too much crowding. You want to simulate that when using pen birds. From the dog's view, the bird is the one doing the teaching, so you need not interfer...
by daniel77
Mon Sep 27, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need help
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Re: Need help

He doesn't bite you because he sees you as alpha. He sees your son and girlfriend more as his equals, and this is a real problem and will/can lead to more undesirable behaviors down the road. The simplest thing to do is have them flip him onto his back and hold him down until he calms down (maybe 30...
by daniel77
Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Revolution any use it?
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: Revolution any use it?

I used it on my German Shepherd before he died. I had no complaints.
by daniel77
Sat Sep 25, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ooops, Pointer pup ate dove
Replies: 8
Views: 3112

Re: Ooops, Pointer pup ate dove

I wouldn't say that what happened is a terrible thing and probably ruined your dog, but it is certainly something that you don't want to repeat a bunch of times. If you are planning on teaching the dog to retrieve, I'd say that the time to start that is now. Don't let him get his mouth on another bi...
by daniel77
Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Puppy question
Replies: 12
Views: 1618

Re: Puppy question

If it were me, I'd be looking to a close friend/hunting buddy or family member that could watch the dog. That being said, I'd leave him @ the "right" boarding kennel, if I had to. I've yet to have occasion where I had to leave my pup (9 months) @ a boarding kennel, but I have left him there for the ...
by daniel77
Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Southern hunting
Replies: 49
Views: 11730

Re: Southern hunting

RGD,
You must be bored today?
by daniel77
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Tetanus in Dogs
Replies: 9
Views: 2021

Re: Tetanus in Dogs

I had a catahoula hound when I was in high school that got a tetanus shot (at the vet's recommendation) along with his last round of puppy shots. The pup began having problems two days later, and exhibited classic signs of tetanus. The vet kept denying (over the phone) that it could be tetanus, and ...
by daniel77
Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Southern hunting
Replies: 49
Views: 11730

Re: Southern hunting

Geauuuuuuuuuuux Tigeeeeerrrrrrrrs!
by daniel77
Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: When to introduce pheasant?
Replies: 7
Views: 2461

Re: When to introduce pheasant?

I might be concerned about a "meaner" bird like a pheasant, but larger shouldn't be an issue. Down here, labs routinely retrieve a bunch of ducks and probably some geese before they are a year old. I had a roommate in college who had a male pup who started duck season @6 months and did a jam up good...
by daniel77
Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The "Pointers in water" post got me thinking
Replies: 24
Views: 5644

Re: The "Pointers in water" post got me thinking

Just get a photobucket, or similar, account. Once you have them uploaded it's a simple matter of pasting the link to the pic. Once you figure it out, it takes 5 seconds to post a pic (said by the guy who hasn't taken a pic of his dog in months) :mrgreen:
by daniel77
Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: Training
Topic: 2 yr old Field ESS and a bench bred one too!
Replies: 2
Views: 407

Re: 2 yr old Field ESS and a bench bred one too!

You need a program to start with, and books have been written on that. Way to much to put in a single post. Here's a place to start.
http://www.amazon.com/Hup-Training-Flus ... 781&sr=1-1
by daniel77
Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Year old pup dies of kidney failure while being trained
Replies: 46
Views: 10236

Re: Year old pup dies of kidney failure while being trained

It seems that there is an awful lot of finger pointing going on without nearly enough reason for it. We can have no idea what may or may not have happened, and all of our opinions are just that, opinions. I've trained horses for most of my life, and while I've never had one die or get seriously hurt...
by daniel77
Sun Sep 19, 2010 2:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Southern hunting
Replies: 49
Views: 11730

Re: Southern hunting

Dave, Thanks for that, and I'm glad that you've had the joy of living down here in God's Country. I am watering at the mouth for the upcoming woodcock season myself, but we have to wait till Dec. You couldn't be more correct about the gators. I wish that they'd let us take many more than they do. My...