Drying off after her bath!
You are probably like me when it comes to giving a horse a bath. It makes them look good but they really don’t care for it much. Well that was sure the case with Bitzy the horse. I don’t think she has ever been given a shower on purpose. She did not like it very much at all, but we got thru it.
Water is a great tool to use on horses that are a little nervous about having some one touch them on the legs. With water you can touch a horse everywhere, without worry about getting kicked. I use water a lot on horses that don’t like to have their legs handled, especially their hind legs.
Having touchy legs is something that Bitzy has problem with. Not her front feet, she is just fine with that, and from time to time has her front feet shod. But, she does not like things around her back legs. Like, a rope or flag. So we will continue to work on that area as we go along. Not making to big a deal about it, but, taking advantages of opportunities that come our way.
Bitzy continues to make good progress. You may be saying, “Good progress, she wants to kick your head off”. And although that may be true, it’s my job to find those problems and help her with them. In turn, the owner needs to know about these issues before they go sticking their heads down there to try and pick up a foot, only to find the horse does not like it much. It’s all a part of the process and she will just get better and better.
Some neighbors of mine have a trailer for sale. (picture below) it’s a pretty nice 3 horse, bumper pull. If anyone Is interested, send me an email and I will put you in touch with them. I think they want $4500
Will try and keep you updated with info on what the heck I'm doing with horses and music.