Awareness of the outside world. BBC news: Muons: ‘Strong’ evidence found for a new force of nature, by Ghosh, April 2021.
Since it worked for Milton, we cobbled together a second set for Rodney.
New idea, so he disliked it.
May have reminded him of the show ring, which was not his happy place.
Better trot & canter, but within the margin of error for observer bias.
Reduced tendency to opt for the canter when he felt the trot was too much work.
Better on second day with a different set of front boots.
Enough to stay with them for now. We are now a fully-booted barn.
Stay safe. Stay sane.