Pick it Up! How to Train Your Horse to Lift its Feet for the Farrier


In a perfect world, a horse will have been schooled from day one to lift its feet up and set them down as requested, but we don’t live in that world. We live in a world where horses happy to rhythmically lift and place their feet on their ways to their paddocks become immovably rooted like sycamores when we need them to pick them up for the farrier. Or worse, whirl around like kickboxers breaking two by fours……