I make the water come out of the hose like a water fountain and put my hand right underneath and he always goes for my hand and forgets the water is there but then he will play with the water. He usually hates being spr
You could start of grooming with a wet brush and then use a sponge and squeeze it down the legs?
As for the hose you could spray beside them and edge it closer so that you spray the hoof and then move it away again and continue this up the leg as they accept it, lots of prasise!
show him the water wont hurt him/her and when you come to puddle walk through it then see if he will follow.........
If I had that problem I would try and give a reward like a small treat anytime the horse behaved well around water. Or maybe try introducing the water slowly like with bathing just a little at a time and keep giving rewards the more relaxed they get. Hope this helps a little. -Nicole