So today for the first time we tried Little Lad in a Dually headcollar by Monty Roberts. It didn’t take him many minutes to get used to it. We were just leading them around in their enclosure. George who isn’t so strong was in his normal headcollar. For those who don’t know Monty Roberts,  he is the godfather of intelligent horsemanship, working  with both man and equine showing respect and kindness rather than dominating your animal with fear and brutality. The headcollar we used applies pressure if the Little Lad tried to bolt/run from us. He walked in hand by my side, shoulder to shoulder without any resistance or pulling. For the first time in ages we took the boys outside their electrified area but still within the confines of their field. No problems ! Just walking calmly not trying to stop and chew on the grass every two paces or trying to pull away. Slowly slowly …. We will be up the road and over to the next village in no time …

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