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How do your horses say hello when you visit?

Oakey isn't the most vocal horse around so he mostly says hi just by blowing, but every once in a while he'll let out a nicker.
 

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Mine aren't real vocal. When I let them out in the mornings I put my hand out and each one goes by and gives it a sniff. I think of it like when horses meet each other, they go nose to nose. Since I'm not a horse, we go nose to hand.
 

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Dobe does. He will give this little deep toned nicker and watch me. Though I think he is really telling me "bring me food.....". LOL.
 

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Usually, Rocky will blow air through his nose and nicker quietly at me. It's barely audible. Sometimes I only see his nostrils move. But it means he's happy to see me and it makes my day to see that =)
 

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Both T and Walka call out to me. T will stand by the gate and put her nose out for me to touch. Walka will stand and wait for me to pet him. Mine are very vocal. Better than roosters if I sleep 20 minutes too long!
 

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Lisa gives me a lovely deep nicker/grumble every day at least once. Jade comes to be hugged, but as yet has not said a word to me.
 

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Lacey isn't super vocal, unless I haven't been out in a while, then she'll whinny for me. Usually what she does is as soon as she sees me, she'll stop eating (the girl is always eating, I swear), put her head up, and just watch me come over to the gate. Then, depending on how bored she is, she either will walk over to me or she'll stand watching me until I get to her, then she likes to put her head on my shoulder and just rest it there. Then, after doing that for thirty seconds or so, she backs up and waits for me to scratch her face and put her halter on.

If someone else has gotten her out of the field and she's not sure what's going on (like if we're about to trailer out somewhere and I'm late) she'll nicker and nicker and nicker as soon as she sees me. And she'll try to be as close to me as possible, in as respectful of a fashion as she can muster in her excited state. if I leave her side, she'll start nickering again and continue until I get back next to her. It's my favorite when she does that, I feel so needed! Haha
 

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Ricky likes to nod his head like he's saying yes everytime he sees me. I didn't teach him that, so I have no idea why he does it. I think its him secretly saying 'Yerrrr carrot ladys back!'
 

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Ricky likes to nod his head like he's saying yes everytime he sees me. I didn't teach him that, so I have no idea why he does it. I think its him secretly saying 'Yerrrr carrot ladys back!'
Haha that's what my pony Misty does, nods her head like crazy. They all come running to the fence when I come out. Finn whinneys his head off at the top of his lungs about three times in a row, as soon as he hears the door or garage open, and then just waits for me to come fuss over him. Claymore usually lets out a tiny whuffle, once I am about 10 feet away, and then looks like it embarrassed him. Freyja doesn't make a sound, she's generally a very non vocal horse, she just watches me closely, arches her neck at me, and rummages through my pockets once I'm close enough.
 

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Usually when I get to the barn my horse is in her stall. She'll get all perky, kinda bob her head up and down, and eye me out until I'm right next to her. Then she'll sniff my hand and check for treats. =P She's not a vocal horse and only once whinnied when she saw me drive up. She'll nicker to me if I'm bringing her food though.

If I'm catching her in the pasture she'll either wait there for me, or start walking to me once I get close. And she'll just sniff me, like Vidaloco mentioned, nose to hand. It's a nice horsey greeting.
 

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He stares at me until I get up to the gate and then he comes walking over and nickering. I think it's because he gets treats when he comes in lol
 

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When I'm home from school and I'm in the barn a lot, I get low nickers as a greeting when I come in the barn. If I've been away for a few days and come back, I'm pretty likely to get loud grumbles or quiet whinnies.

If my guy's in the pasture and sees me outside, he whinnies and trots to the fence.

Little foodgrubber, ha ha :lol:.
 

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Hershey lifts his head to look at me and if I am lucky he will walk halfway to the gate then wait for me to come get him. Most of the time he just notes my presents and goes back to his business. Now if he has to stay inside for some reason he gives me a really loud whinny which I think means "Let me out of here!"
 

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Angel has a very throaty nicker, Lady has a sort of nicker-whinny, and Cinnamon doesn't have much to say, but is always the first one to the fence.
 

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Kainne is usually out sunbathing and admiring Buddy and he usually spots me walking up around the back of his paddock area and watches me and then walks over to the front to greet me and pokes his head out of the front all excitedly and nickers a little bit as I walk up..and paces around all nervous until I come in and give him a kiss.
He's very needy. He would be SO happy if I just never left his side..haha
 

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Sheena nickers constantly until i walk to her.
Raven whinneys
Pepsi Whinneys and runs to see us

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