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Ray Hunt
"Forget reprimanding or punishing the horse for bad behavior.  After the kicking or biting occurs it is to late.  The horse knows he is going to be punished, and so he will become leery of you, but he doesn't know how not to do what he has been doing because you haven't been there to change or prevent it. He is anxious about his feet, because someone has made an issue of it when he wasn't properly prepared and he had a bad experience.  Some horses automatically know how to balance on three feet, other horses need help in this area.  Picking a horses foot up is pretty basic, but he needs to learn how to relax and trust the person who is asking for it."