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what is the loading process of a self loading horse? meaning the horse gets on, close the tailgate, then do the cross tie inside? she gets nervous when she sees people ahead of her

what is the loading process of a self loading horse? meaning the horse gets on, close the tailgate, then do the cross tie inside? she gets nervous when she sees people ahead of her
Hi Nicole,
I think that he doesn't trust people so he will not follow you into a scary looking place (for him). Fear of people can also manifest as lack of respect for people, which can be resolved with time and work.
When loading a horse in a trailer, the calm is extremely important ! Maybe, when your horse see many people around him: he hesitates. I think, he has this reaction because he doesn't know who he must listen and who to trust.
Sometimes, it's the commonest sign of mistrust of people, he shows up as a simple lack of willingness to go forward.
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