Originally Posted by howrsegirl123
He only does it when I have him caught. I may just walk by, or I may go up and touch him somewhere and he'll lay them back. Not always, but a lot. If l'm having him do something and he's focused on something, he won't. He seems to only do it when he's bored :/
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This has me thinking that they aren't pinned angry ears, but content sideways ears... when a horse isn't focused and chilling out, they are usually sideways.
They only prick them forward if they are curious, like if they hear the grain bucket being shook or checking out a sketchy tarp.