when she bolts, how far do you think she would go if you didnt do anything ? i have some experience with OTTB mares [not saying they are all the same though !]. and i have found that if they are feeling nervous and then bolt, and you trap them [by pulling back on the reins] it can lead to them being more nervous. if you are experienced enough/ comfortable enough, i would try to not interfere when she bolts and she what she does after 10-12 strides, she might find that she has no reason to run because shes not trapped. if she starts bucking like crazy, you need to interfere !
i helped one major bolter in this fashion, she would literally bolt 10-15 times every time her owner rode her, because her owner got so tense and clamped down on her. bolted a total of twice with me over a 6mo period. i stopped working with her, and a couple years later her owner ended up euthanizing her because she started bolting again. wish she had told me, as the horse was fine, it was the owner =[
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