If she is ok with going through the gate then, what you said about her wanting to bolt, I would try to get her to go through it slowly. By getting her attention. Backing her up and making her think that she doesn’t have to be fast. You can’t let her run over you because if she keeps running over you she will not respect you space and one of you might get hurt.
The way it sounds, I think she anticipates going to the field. We have a horse that anticipates, he was turned in a pen outside almost all day the other day, when I caught him to take him to his stall he wanted to run in the barn. This is when he was a New horse and we were still getting to know him. so, we used getting his attention, backing him up, not letting him run past us and slowly going to the stall.
- This reply was modified 2 years ago by riding for Christ.