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bennyboy
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:35 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I have a lovely Shire yearling colt, who I hope to show and breed from. When he arrived he had a very bad abcess in his near hind, which resulted in having to get the vet to sedate him and cut it out. During this time, Ben would not let us anywhere near this leg, and now three months on he still wont, no matter what we do. Can someone help, we are getting at our wits end??

Also any advice on showing colts/stallions would be greatly appreciated.
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BOGGIT
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 8:35 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

We had fun with our lads rear right Smile the rest he would pick up no prob (or very little)
we used a soft lead rope! Standing at the head end slightly away from the horse ( get someone to hold and reassure ) pass the rope round the foot so you are holding the rope with one end in each hand, pull up gently the hoss may try kicking etc but you will be out of harms way and you should be able control him better, he will give up when he realizes that he can't win.and you will be able to get to handle him by hand when he realizes that Smile Smile

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