Anyone else here find that their horse has a preference for what order their hooves are picked out in? Mine is an angel - as long as you go near fore, near hind, off hind, off fore,
Backing up wise, I make her back up every time I enter her box, then give her a fuss/scratch etc, before doing whatever with her. It's a good chance to practice. I always say "Back, back!" as her verbal prompt. Then when we are outside I just say the prompt and she remembers. Took us three months to get it down pat.