Learn to assess the level of danger you are facing when riding. Chart include likelihood of death and/or dismemberment from “SOL” to “the equine gods will smite you.”
Horse Humor & Memes
Silly Horse Pictures – Hacking Hazards. You should follow Tails of Whoa on Facebook… I do!
When a horse goes to auction a number is glued to its hip. Charlie was hip #905. The horse slaughter industry is a predatory enterprise. It doesn’t “euthanize” old, sick horses — but precisely the opposite: young and healthy horses are purchased at auction, often by people misrepresenting their intentions. The USDA reports 92 percent of horses going to slaughter are in good condition and able to live healthy and productive lives. The existence of horse slaughter actually hinders rescue efforts, as rescuers are routinely outbid at auctions by kill buyers seeking healthy animals that bring the best price per pound.
Take life’s hurdles in stride. Loosen the reins. Be free spirited. Keep the burrs from under your saddle. Carry your friends when they need it. Keep stable. Gallop to greatness! — Ian Shamir
The horse’s range of smell is more acute than that of humans but less sensitive than that of dogs. Horses use their sense of smell to identify other horses, people, and, apparently, where our hands have been.
Horses and cows are both herbivores. If a horse was friends with a cow, would he help him escape from becoming a hamburger? I think so.
Ponies are cute. Little kids are cute, too, and grownups have a hard time resisting either one. But ponies, well, they are not impressed by cute kids and have no hesitation when it comes to bucking one off.
No matter how you look at things, mules are so much cuter and more fun than 4×4 trucks and cars.
When horses do impressions of Arnold Jackson – “What’ chu talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”
Horse crazy? I prefer the term equine eccentric.
Lets’ face it, horses really are great therapists, wonderful listeners, healers, and happily take on the role of being our best friends.
Licking frozen pipes isn’t a good idea — even for horses. Never take a dare from a horse.
From Shit My Horse Says – When a hoarse is horse, he calls in sick to cancel his lessons for the day.
Day 38 of gaining a horse’s trust.
Ever notice how some horse gear looks like stuff used in bondage? You got blinders, gag bits (instead of a ball gag), leather harnesses, and even whips! All they need is a safe word.
He won’t “steer” you wrong — just get in the car. Not really a horse picture but cows are almost as cute as horses.
Well, now. Must admit that is one cute little ass.
That feeling when you are in mid-air and cannot remember where the next fence is.