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Whats your funniest Equine moment?

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        05-14-2007, 11:47 AM
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    Foal
    Whats your funniest Equine moment?

    Just thought I would ask for the laugh, all your funniest stories.
         
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        05-14-2007, 12:49 PM
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    Foal
    Hehehe... I must admit that I have had more than a few funny incidents. What I consider the most funny is below:

    My mum and I used to help out on an animal sanctuary which had a rather large quota of Shetland Ponies/miniatures (30 odd). They usually lived out, there were however large indoor pens in the barn to accomodate them in the depths of winter overnight where it was 10 to each pen. They would then be let out into the field during the day once a rather large gate had been closed. There was however one problem... the actual gates to the pen were of a rather flimsy construction.
    The event occured when my mum was slipping the gate to the side so that she could slip in to check the ponies over, fill-up hay etc. etc. at the same time I was walking from the outside through the barn door (roughly 5 times as wide as me). Unfortunately however my mum managed to drop the gate and all the ponies in the pen decided to break for freedom!
    Picture the scene... 9am on a sunday morning in your own little world when suddenly you are confronted with 10 charging shetlands with a road not-so-very-far behind you! What did I do? No of course I didn't think to run and shut the gate as would be sensible! I panicked and decided to confront the leader head on in a stance not dis-similar to the starting line in American football. It was then that I discovered the strength of the Cicero the Shetland Charger as he started to force me back out of the barn.
    Fortunately for me though the other ponies were (I think) so surprised by this rather unorthodox approach to herd management that they turned tail and headed straight back into their pen, gently guided in by my mum. The Mighty Leader Cicero having found himself abandoned by his foot soldiers then also gave up the fight and also turned back into the pen... to our great relief!
         

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