Re: [RC] Kicking Colt/ Correcting - Claudia Provin
> I have a 2 year old not all the times but sometimes when you un halter him
and let him go, say after a walk or something that he is so full of it he
kicks as he runs off....
I've never felt this was something to require "correction", because
it is just high spirits, so I try to prevent it. What I do is: 1) Simply
turn the horse to me - facing away from the direction he wants to go,
unhalter him but not release him (rope around his neck), then push him away
with my hand - and when he starts to turn, get out of the way. Or: 2)
Depending on the gate, take the horse through the gate, turn back, and with
me behind the gate, unlatch him and let him loose.
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- [RC] Kicking Colt/ Correcting, Jerri Larsen