Samson is an ABSOLUTE gentleman on the ground. Very polite, good with space... even at feeding time! Friends and family (with zero horse experience) bath and brush him. He's a total love! A+ in all ground manners: self-loads in the trailer, good with clippers, ties good / no setting back, can step on his rope and doesn't panic, good for bathing, brushing, vet, de-worming paste, farrier, fly spray, easy to bridle and saddle, stands still for mounting, lunges w/t/c, PLUS Samson's liberty work!! No ropes or halters required! Samson LOVES ground work!!