Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Northwest Florida
He would have found my knee cap for his meal had he shouted at me while trying to ask what I need to do to help.
Did you tell him you were new to horses before he started? If so then he should have had the common sense to explain to you what he needs from you to help ensure everyone's safety! He proved he does not have the temperament for this or was having a really bad day, but if he was shouting at you for being new then I would assume the first.
Find a new farrier and ask them or a horsey neighbor/friend if they could come out to explain/teach you what you need to work on to help the farrier do their job safer. This will help your horse be more comfortable with the farrier as well which will help keep the atmosphere calm during the process of actual trimming/shod work.
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