So, I put on my boots and went out with a plan. Corey has a tendancy to turn his rear end to me and I have a great deal of respect for his ability to kick. I needed to make retreating No longer an option. That meant putting a rope and halter on him. Also, I had discovered through my morning interactions that he was really sensitive to touch. So, I carried out my training stick, a long rope and a big dose of patience.
Mostly, I am thrilled that I could Push him a little and not get any anger. He was focused and willing – old wrong way might be heading in the right direction