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The "Chicken Dance", Lusitano style

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  • The "Chicken Dance", Lusitano style

    Our Veiga yearling stallion was out playing in the backyard this morning, so I shot some video of him showing off for the Percheron babies:


    Immediately after I stopped filming, the ball popped and that finally ended the game.
    Luistano Stallion standing for 2013: Wolverine UVF

  • #2
    OMG he's adorkable! The ball sure put a hell of a fight haha!
    Yes, I smell like a horse. No, I don't consider that to be a problem.

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    You're just jealous because you lack my extensive koalafications.


    • #3
      even my non-horsey husband loved this

      Thanks for the fun video that distracted me from my miserable cold.


      • #4
        LOVE him!
        Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

        You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


        • #5

          All that a horse needs to do to get hurt is to go to scratch his ear & get a hoof caught in a halter, I must add. I don't know if your halters are break-away's. Halters, especially flat web ones, are also itchy & cumbersome for the horse.


          • #6

            With our winds, we can't keep a ball in any pasture, they blow over the fences.


            • #7
              look at those pirouettes!!!!
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              "The world is best viewed through the ears of a horse."


              • #8
                I have never seen a horse pounce on a ball like a dog. What a personality - and nice pirouettes!


                • #9
                  THAT was awesome! Love his canter pirouettes!
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                  • #10
                    So cute! Yes, quite the star for doing canter pirouettes!
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                    • #11
                      That was awesome :=)
                      Nudging "Almost Heaven" a little closer still...


                      • #12
                        I loved his little happy bucks about a minute in. What a cutie!


                        • #13
                          Too funny! And nice canter pirouettes!
                          I knew a Morgan gelding who played like that, with a barrel.
                          Ottbs - The finish line is only the beginning!


                          • #14
                            Very cute! He looked so agile, and quite the goof ball.


                            • #15
                              Too funny, surprised the ball lasted as long as it did.

                              One of my old trainers had one of those balls for her yearling to play with. She thought that my appy would like it too, so we put the ball in the round pen with my mare. She bounced it once, then looked at us like "You think I'm going to entertain YOU?? Get real."

                              BTW, I love the Veiga line of Lusitanos. Super athletic line.


                              • #16
                                What a beautiful colt. I bet he will grow up to be a lovely stallion

                                He sure was having fun and I had fun watching him!


                                • #17
                                  great mover!
                                  Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry.


                                  • #18
                                    Absolutely the most adorable thing I have seen in awhile - I think he's part terrier!! LOL
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                                    • #19

                                      Al lthe babies have matching forehead stars - any common relatives?

                                      Yeah - my ISH killed a ball in the same way.
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                                      • #20
                                        What a beautiful little colt!!! Such personality!
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