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If you ever find yourself frustrated with your horse because he won't get in, here's a quick solution.
Get a long rope and loop it over his rear and let it slide down to about top of his back legs. Let rope hit around his back legs and note his reaction. (Be holding this rope in your right hand and hold his halter with your left hand) He may kick at rope on his back legs or he may not. If he doesn't, it means he's likely okay with rope being back there.
If he kicks at rope then he needs to get used to it. Just let rope kind of hang there and touch his back legs. The horse may get jumpy and try to move from it. He may move forward or in a circle. While holding his halter stiffen your left arm a bit and make him go around you while holding rope and halter. You, handler, are acting as an axis.
Fairly quickly horse will realize rope isn't hurting him and you can move to next step.
Pull on rope to get horse to move with you. When he moves forward from your pull, release pressure. The idea is for him to move when you exert pressure. He should catch on pretty quickly to what you want.
Now lead him to trailer and guide his head into trailer if necessary. With lead rope attached to his halter, pull on lead rope while pulling harder on "butt rope".
Your horse may or may not jump in trailer but chances are he will. Also, be careful doing this because he may pop in trailer very quickly and you could get hurt.
Basically, that's all there is to it.
Andy Curry is a nationally known horse trainer and author of several best selling horse training and horse care books. For information visit his website at www.horsetrainingandtips.com. He is also the leading expert on Jesse Beery's horse training methods which can be seen at www.horsetrainingandtips.com/Jesse_Beerya.