Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Western Australia
Trainer should be here in an hour or so to try and load Rose. Gave her some Good as Gold last night and we'll give her rescue remedy before we load her to see if that helps.
Stan, the other day she was head up, eyes rolling, trying to set back on her butt if we put pressure on her to load. I'd walk her up to the ramp, she'd have her head level but breathing like she's stressed, ears back. We'd get to the ramp and she'd plant her front, head up, eyes rolling, sweating, stress poo, etc etc. if you let her stand at the foot of the ramp, she would bring her head own, but she was breathing hard, sweating and trembling. I read that as fear, but I'm no pro at this by any means.
When DH tried, she was more defiant, turned her butt if she could etc, but she generally is worked by me and DD, DH doesn't do much with her.
I'll see how she goes today. Hopefully I'll be able to report back that it was just my inexperience and that Rose loads fine in more capable hands.