Imprit Training the Foal by Robert Miller DVM, I think is what it's called.
I agree with MHF, baby training is a great idea in small doses, but don't overdo it. A few small (5 minute) sessions a day are much better than a15-20 minute session. After you've worked with a baby for a while, its attention span will start to get longer, and your sessions can get longer.
When we raised babies, they were born on a rough pasture. We did very little handling until weaning. When they came ro the house, I would start out by sitting in their pen while they ate. Then I'd get them halter broke and get them used to foot handling, bathing, clipping, blanketing, loading, and ponying. I would also set out some trail courses to lead them through. And just because I once owned a horse thatis HATED yellow slickers, I got them all used to those, as well.
I guess the point of all that rambling is to get your baby used to as many things that it will encounter later as you can. Example -I ride through town a lot, so when they gained confidence with new things I would pony them through town. When it was time to start eiding through town, it was no big deal.
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