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post #1 of 6 Old 06-21-2011, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
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Wow moment!

I went into the paddock this morning and my horse was sitting on the ground, enjoying the sun. I approached her while she was sitting down and she let me scratch her head without getting up! Is this a big trust thing?

Made me feel awesome!
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post #2 of 6 Old 06-21-2011, 10:06 PM
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That is cool. Sometimes Joker is resting when I go to get him , so I just sit down near him and rest with him. I feel like a member of the herd.
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post #3 of 6 Old 06-21-2011, 10:12 PM
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well, it means your horse does not see you as threatening... or you have a disinterested horse, lol. The second time I rode my mare she was laying down in the field, and didn't want to get up from her nap.... it took some persuading and a lot of evil glances from her to get her moving! If this was not the case for you, then I would say your horse likes you =) (my horse likes me now too, just not when I interrupt her beauty sleep, lol)
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post #4 of 6 Old 06-22-2011, 12:17 AM Thread Starter
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Next time I will try just sitting when I get near her and see what she does. It was so cool.
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post #5 of 6 Old 06-22-2011, 12:29 AM
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That is cool, and does show trust.
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post #6 of 6 Old 06-22-2011, 12:33 AM
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that's really nice.

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