Originally Posted by JCnGrace
Does she get corrected when she kicks out at you? Over the years I've taken in a few horses that were food deprived and wanted to show a little aggression during mealtime at first. I've been known to throw an empty bucket or feed can at them or whack 'em with the plastic pooper scooper, whatever is in my hand at the moment, if they even thought about kicking me. Scares them more than it hurts them but it still gets the message across. Most times it took once a few of the more stubborn ones it took another time or two. I always aim for the leg they're aiming at me.
yes -- I chase the crap out of her immediately --- if I have a stick or a whip in hand I waave it like a mad man and try like hell to make contact -- but she is a lot faster than I am and I rarely make contact
She is definitely not food deprived -- she is fatty mc-fat-fat
Lol -- I have also thrown the feed bucket at her
So far she has kicked at me 3 times --- twice were food related, and once was beer related (i think she likes the yeasty/malty smell)