04-03-2010, 06:07 PM
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I'm not sure if you would be comfortable with this, or if you even should, but what I would do if it were my mare, I would take a dressage whip out with me and when I turned her loose and she started to move to buck out, I'd smack her on the butt REALLY hard. This is what I did with a mare I used to work with who would always try to kick whoever was trying to catch her, and it only took one or two good whacks for her to realize that turning her butt to me was not a good idea. The problem with this method is most people aren't as... fearless, lol, as I am, and you have to be able to catch your horse before she kicks, and to be agile enough to get out of the way if you don't get your whack in in time.
A much safer route to take, and probably the one you should take, is work on her ground manners. They are severely lacking if she is so blatantly disrespecting your space like that. Any activities you can think of to do on the ground with her, before you ride her and before you turn her out. Get her to sidestep, back-up, walk, trot, halt, anything to get her paying attention to you and yielding to you.