This is the first time they have been separated. Usually when I bring her back out to the field he will see her coming and trot up to us while both of them are going crazy neighing. Today when I put Lola out to the field she just stood there for ages not knowing what to do. And every few minutes she looked back at him neighing. They could still see each other. Then she walked off and ate hay on her own.
I cannot put her in the same field as him now because it is way to small and there is already 6 of them in it during the day. At night there is only 2.
So I am wondering can horses become upset etc from being separate from another horse who they are always with? Will it affect her work and thinking? I am sure he will be moved back eventually but I felt so bad putting her out and he not there.
And of course can her being with him the whole and then coming in for work affect her in a bad way? Which is worse...Them being separated or them being together?
There are some other horses in the field she would graze beside but he is lke her best friend! They are always together! But the funny thing is the never neigh at each other when they are both down in the yard. They seem to not know each other =/
I have really never seen two horses so close. Especially where they are. They are the only two who will go crazy if they see each other.