I'm just wondering if any of you let your farrier hit your horse? My horse is always pretty good with getting her feet done, she does get a little bit fidgity and will sometimes want to put her foot down when the farrier hasn't finished but other then that she is good, never nasty or anything. I had my farrier come out a few days ago and my girl as always was pretty well behaved whilst he was doing her feet, she did have one of her fidgity moments by wanting to put her foot down when he wasn't finished so the farrier gave her abit of whack with his file on her lower leg area, she gave abit of a flinch and then stood there. Then she decided she wanted to put her leg down again so he then gave her a whack on the stomach with his metal file and said "stand up dickhead". When I say "whack" I don't mean he absolutely flogged her with it but it was hard enough. I was a little taken back by it all as I'm not really use to him treating her this way, he never has in the past. Afterwards when he was done she took off running down into her paddock and bucked as if to let him know she was pissed! And I didn't blame her. Later on when I got home I felt really annoyed about it and regretted not saying something to him. I have now chosen to use a different farrier. So I'm wondering do you guys think I'm overreacting or do you agree it's not ok for your farrier to hit your horse?