Originally Posted by arrowsaway
never raised a foal, so you're one up on me in that department, ripper.
However, and, call me crazy, but it sounds better to desensitize an animal to an object [ie: halter and lead rope] before you slap one on them and tie them to a wall. Tying an animal that has no understanding of the concept is an accident waiting to happen.
I raised 54...lost 2 at birth.
In fact that is all I did was raise babies.
They had to be fit and ready to show when they where picked up by the buyers.
They had to be perfect.
Tying them early worked for me.
Some where picked up the day of the big MQBF....when right out in the show ring.