Written By Walt Friedrich
Here's some dialog between you and your horse. Does it seem familiar?
You: “I want to pick up your foot.”
Horse: “I don't want you to.”
You: “I'm gonna do it anyway.”
Horse: “No, you won't, I won't let you.”
Then it becomes an argument, then a fight as you apply force, and you finally walk away, disgusted with your uncooperative horse. You may even be hurtin' from where his kicky hooves caught your hands as you tried to impose your will. You may even have smacked your horse on the butt for his recalcitrance. “Dammit, I need to see his feet,” you mutter. Continue reading