Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: A small town in NY
• Horses: 0
I wish people knew that NOT all horses (especially ponies) are safe to pet. I swear, non-horsey parents will bring their kids up to horses and, without asking, tell their kids that they can pet them. And then they will instruct them to pet them on the nose -_-
I see it as, if you saw someone walking their dog down the street, wouldn't you ask them if it was okay before you started petting it? Horse or dog, it's just too easy to lose fingers (or limbs, for that matter) all for a lack of courtesy.
A horse is a mirror to your soul. And sometimes you may not like what you see. - Buck Brannaman