Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
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I wouldn't worry. Horses like being in one another's comany, and hate being separated from a herd. If your gelding is not directing his kicks at the mare, he's probably just feeling his alfalfa and burning off some energy.
Horses show what they think of a stranger right away, they don't hide it and then come out and show their true colors - if they didn't like one another, you would know right away as they would be relentlessly chasing each other around, biting, kicking, pinning ears, etc..
Just keep an eye out... and make sure if you're segregating a horse from another horse to use a solid barrier - horses often won't respect a thin wire fence and can hurt themselves trying to get back in a "herd." They feel extremely vulnerable when they're alone.
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