How do I test to see if my fence is electric?
I know what you're probably thinking. Well, if it's your fence you should know if it's electric or not. Wrong.
My mom's now ex boyfriend made the fence electric. I have never used it except for two days ago. I plugged it in and touched the top wire. It hurt. Haha, obviously. I was told it would be a little shock, but it wasn't so little. Anyway, I just wanted to test it out before I used it on my horse. So, I unplugged it and went inside. I was noticing some posts bending outward from my horse leaning on the wire, pushing the posts. So, I would like to plug the fence in but I want to know if the bottom wire is electric ( I don't want my 70 lb dog getting shocked, or my 75 lb goat getting shocked ). If I plug it in again, how do I test if the bottom is electric, other then touching it again?
p.s. I thought I could put a piece of hay on it and see it vibrate but I tried that right before I touched the top wire and the hay didn't move, and I got shocked. :/ Oh, and I offered my brother to touch it but he doesn't want to. haha, so, how else to I figure out if it's electric, other then touching it again?