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    08-14-2010, 01:51 AM
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Green Broke
Fact or Fiction

I have alway wondered when horses fart, pass gas, doe that mean their excited?

I got told that ages ago when I first started riding and I never really questioned it, but my horse always seems to pass wind.
     
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    08-14-2010, 01:57 AM
  #2
Trained
I doubt it holds any truth. Do you fart when your excited? No. You fart because there is a build up of air/gas in your belly. They may fart more when they are more stressed/anxious, I know lots of horses will poop more when they're nervous. And even then, it's an internal thing.
     
    08-14-2010, 02:07 AM
  #3
Green Broke
Haha I thought it wasnt true because I was like I don't do it so why would horses.
Its just werid because my riding instructor told me that all the time when I was riding...
     
    08-14-2010, 03:25 PM
  #4
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haha I thought it wasnt true because I was like I don't do it so why would horses.
Its just werid because my riding instructor told me that all the time when I was riding...
Were you young when she told you this? She may have just been saying that to keep your attention on her and off your horses farts!
     
    08-15-2010, 01:29 AM
  #5
Foal
False. (: My horse farts when he's bored or relaxed. Silent, but deadly. Lol
     
    08-15-2010, 01:35 AM
  #6
Foal
LOL My filly does it when she is lunging with attitude. It is funny and I think she knows it.
     
    08-15-2010, 05:18 AM
  #7
Green Broke
Haha yer I was young thanks everyone for clearing that up :)
     
    08-15-2010, 07:04 AM
  #8
Green Broke
Love Story sometimes does it over jumps lol,we call it her Rocket Booster
     
    08-15-2010, 10:35 PM
  #9
Yearling
My horse farts when he is nervous about something, like if he's in an arena alone and there is an approaching storm he'll start farting. He's kinda like me. I have anxiety problems and when I get nervous or anxious about something I get really gasy.
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    08-15-2010, 10:40 PM
  #10
Banned
I seem to agree with the nervous or anxious part. Because I rode in my district horse show yesterday and my horse is an extremely hot horse. And she never ever passes gas the way she did when I was about to take off for barrels. She wouldnt stop. I was kinda embarrassed
     

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