Maxwelton’s Travelling Jack
DOB: 2019 developing nicely currently long-lining. He is accustomed to the bridle, saddle and driving harness. Should mature to 16hh +/- This is Jack’s Blog page. We will update often as his training progresses. He will , I suspect make a nice Children’s Hunter, an Eventing Prospect or even a Combined Driving Prospect. He has a gentle disposition. We are striving to train him for a young rider. We give him lots of various experiences.
January 28 2022
Jack had some time off I guess you’d call it a Christmas break. We resumed our training again in early January. We have been working him twice a week Wednesdays and Fridays. We typically do long lining patterns with him. We are going to leave the jumping for now until he is going well under saddle. He has the idea of what to do over fences and he won’t forget. We have to find a smaller rider to get him started most stables usually don’t have that problem. We have a solution but have to wit for a schedule opening. So here is a typical session over poles , lots of turning. He understands Gee and Haw and Whoa.
December 17, 2021
Today we did some long-lining with Jack and put him over a cross rail.
Nov 5 2021 ,
This week we added Driving Poles to Jack’s routine. He is taking the newness in stride. Continuing to work on his turning. Although the sound is off on the video the hollow plastic ABS pipes make a huge racket dragging on the gravel. https://www.bitchute.com/video/6ZykoTJOJf9f/
To give you an idea of what we’ve accomplished with Jack through very light work here is a short video done October 26 2021. Demonstrating his long-lining skills in and around the trees with the fall colours.