At 10:12 AM 5/28/2013, you wrote:
I haven't posted on this list for years but I recently got a new BLM
Mustang and the bonder doesn't seem to be working on him or probably more
correctly I am doing something wrong.
He will lower his head, lick and chew, face me and take a couple steps
towards me but then he either leaves on his own, OR if I attempt to
approach him, he will leave after I take a few steps towards him. This is
getting extremely frustrating.
I don't know what to do short of having Marv come out here and a trip to
Casper, WY is not cheap. It has been over 2 weeks.
Jennie in Wyoming
It's been some years since I saw you at Pineland, WY. Good to see
are still around.
The answer to this is, don't let him leave. If he goes left send
him back right
and when he passes where you want him, send him back. Keep him from
in either direction. You want it so the only direction left for him
to go is
toward you. Since you want him to go toward you, don't close that
off by going toward him. Let him move toward you.
Remember also your goal is to simply improve your relationship, that's
Don't forget he already has gone through the compliance signals.
Once he gets
the idea it's okay to approach you, he will. It may be your
frustration is telling
him he better stay away.
Marv "You must conquer time." Walker
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