... but the ones that are all congregated by the barn she finds awfully suspicious.
Love your last bit of that line...they are
like GIANT detectives, in a way, aren't they? Horse (to partner-horse detective):
"Hmmm, I don't like the LOOKS of that LIGHT greenish HAY BALE over there...juuuust doesn't SIT RIGHT with me...I'm going to have to keep a watch on that one. Looks like it's going to be a tough nut to crack."
(maybe I've watched too much Law and Order in my lifetime!)