T When we went to look at my mare she was totally unhandled that day. And we go to do all the things you talk about doing when going to look at a horse. And the owner of her was so helpful listening and answering our questions and giving us space to . I bonded with my mare right away I think due to that. Wish we would have realized and thought of those things when looking at this guelding. But lesson learned and we will make sure we remember these tips for the next time. I thank you for the advice and feed back.