The little horse had been caught in a bait corral on the wild side the night before and Dayton wanted him haltered. It was a non issue that night but the next day looked different. And as we know "halterbroke" means more than just get the halter on and drag the animal around by his teeth. There is no short cut to this it just takes time to be present with the animal.
The next day the little buckskin had decided to be wild after all and gave Jobeth a run for her money when she tried to lead him. But how great to have the time to do things right and soon he came around and was leading happily through the gate and into the alleyway. Particular to note that she recognized he preferred to be approached from the back and not from the head.