Top Ten Spook List
By the Horse
10. Blowing Paper
"At any moment it could whip up into our faces, covering our noses. We could suffocate. And don't try to tell us you'd do CPR."
9. Barking Dogs
" What? You've never read Steven King's CUJO?"
8. Puddles of Water
7. Trash Cans
"They've been known to swallow horses and transport them into another dimension."
6. Babies and Li'l Kids "Long lost tribe of horse-eating pygmies."
5. Plaid Horse Blankets.
"Hey, when was the last time you wore plaid? It adds at least 100 lbs."
4. Ropes and Hoses on the Ground
"Dreaded North American trail snakes."
"Cute, clever, hardy. They want to take over the World."
2. Windy Days.
"Two words: impending tornado."
And the number one scary thing in the minds of horses?
1. Carts and Wagons
Look. You put a human on our backs, we can always buck them off. But hitching a horse to a wheeled object. It's just not right. No matter how fast the horse trots, the dang cart is still running after him. Oh, the Horror!!!