Originally Posted by NdAppy
You really need to work on them with their feet. Probably everyday. A lot of farriers will not put up with/keep clients with horses that won't behave.
ITA - and if it is a gender issue, enlist the help of a male "assistant" to do this work with you. It really is a matter of practice, practice, PRACTICE to help them accept it as just another mundane part of every day life vs. that special, upsetting thing that ONLY happens on the day when that strange man shows up and does things that are unsettling to them.