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hello sir. yesterday, a new mare came to my riding school. when i asked her to pick her hind leg. she picked up but not staying still. moving its leg to and fro as if want to kick me. how to deal  with this problem?

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HELLO ROHIT...

Repetition !!!  Over & Over again and patience...

Keep her low, DO NOT pull her leg to the outside & BY ALL MEANS
DO NOT FEED OR REWARD while doing this, it ONLY leads to bad behavior & the
horse's mind correlates eating with giving the Vet/Farrier more trouble !!!

Best to You!!
Joepaul Meyers,CJF

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Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.

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With over 40yrs. as a Certified Journeyman/Master Farrier, I have taught at the Univ.& Trade School levels. My specialty is Veterinary Farriery, Lameness and Therapeutic shoeing.

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