Not a problem...I see it so often and people get hurt when things are done incorrectly or by someone with limited knowledge and no trainer. Now, I'm not the be all end all and my horse has issues but he darn sure has ground manners! I do NOT accept any form of disrespect, he's almost 16 hands and BIG bodied...I'm 5'3" and 115 lbs...but you better believe it that he doesn't DARE put a hoof out of line with me.
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My horse has NEVER kicked at me, she has given me warnings a long time ago when I got her, I corrected her and she hasn't since. She has great ground manners, lunging is what we are working on right now.
Breeze will stay out of my space unless I invite her in, she backs up, picks up feet, follows me around, leads, ties, yields to pressure, etc.
I said she is having an issue with lunging, but we are WORKING on it, and she is getting the point across her head that I am the boss and leader, and she has to respect me. She has my trust and I have hers, and I have her respect and she has mine.
I am very strict with her when she does something wrong. I won't even let her eat hay until I allow her to. I make her stand away until I say.