"Wow that is really interesting. I have seen that before walks away from someone and pretends to eat or ot look busy, but never thought about what it meant. With the catch me game I put pressure on when my horse ignores me and I turn and walk…"
"My donkeys are like that, as soon as I start to brush one, the others come and stand next to me to be brushed, My mule came over to see what we were doing at a distance of course, If I show him the brush he will run away. but he does want to stay…"
Thank you so much, I am going to order the book. I am also going to try to spend the hour and do nothing. I have sat with him but I have looked at him and I can see now where even that is just too much presure for him.
Keeping him moving in…"
"I have a miniature mule who lived his life outside with no humans. I rescued him, he was full of worms and had slipper foot.
I have tried that with him, he is so aftraid of humans that it just terrified him. I am using clicker training with treats…"