I'd love to know what some senior horses would say. Can you imagine the stories they'd have? Especially this 40 year old pony I used to know. I would have loved to hear her life's story.
I have conversations with my horse. At night when I'm getting dinner ready, he stares at me over the gate like, "It's about time, you lazy #@$%*!!! Can't you see I'm starving?!" And I'll say, "Enough with the drama, Your Majesty. I can tell you're so underfed because your massive tummy sticks out on both sides when I look at you from the front. Yeah, you really must be famished
And when I walk up to him with a halter: "Oh, GAWD. Not you again." *runs away*
When I'm saddling him: "HALP!!! Someone HALP!!! She's KILLING me!!!"
When we're riding, he likes to glance over his shoulder at me and think, "I'm going to show her my bucking bronco impersonation when she's least expecting it... hehe."
When he spooks: "Mummy
! Did you see the teeth on that bunny?! It was HUGE! It almost ATE me!" D; "Hey, I know! I'll put you on the ground in front of it so it'll eat you
instead and I
And when I'm feeding him carrots or grooming him, he nuzzles into me and rests his chin on my shoulder as if to say, "Y'know, you're not so bad. Let's call it truce... for now."