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post #1 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 01:20 AM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Weird horse habits.

What are some weird habits that your horse has?

Mine won't let me bridle her unless I give her at least a minute or 2 to stretch her mouth. So I have to stand there with her halter around her neck, bridle in hand, and wait for her to finish stretching. It's funny and cute.
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post #2 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 01:42 AM Thread Starter
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Here's a video of her stretching:

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post #3 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 06:09 AM
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Teeth Grinding

One of my horses will sometimes grind her teeth -- just for a second -- when she sees me walking to the barn to feed the mini herd.
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post #4 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 07:00 AM
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Baby, my eight month QH foal, enjoys eating people's hats. It is very strange. Even if you are wearing a bright pink top hat, she will try to eat it.

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post #5 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 08:38 AM
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my horse licks my hands like a dog lol.
He also likes to play witih gates...she loves pushing them open again and again and again lol
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post #6 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 04:02 PM
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my horse grinds his teeth when he's really thinking hard about something. He also loooves to stick out his tongue.
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post #7 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 05:48 PM
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My horse attempts to herd barn cats x_X
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post #8 of 32 Old 12-08-2008, 06:33 PM
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Sally bobs her head when I give her molasses cookies. She only does it with molassas cookies though....

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post #9 of 32 Old 12-09-2008, 02:57 AM
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my stallion slams gates closed while I am in the empty stall trying to clean them. I guess that shows what he thinks of me!

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post #10 of 32 Old 03-24-2009, 06:19 PM
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My TB has ice plant ground cover planted behind his stall. He pulls off chunks of it, dips it into his water bucket, then slings the plant around in the air. Weird. :oP
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