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Hmmm, I wonder how he got hurt??

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  • Hmmm, I wonder how he got hurt??

    My lesson yesterday was canceled because Rory has a swollen fetlock, so I've been buting and cold hosing... My trainer and I and then DH and I discussed different ways he could have done whatever it was he did. My guess was Odie stepped on Rory while Rory was laying down, just to be a turd .

    After cold hosing this morning, I put Rory back in his run with Odie since we were early enough that no one had been fed yet.

    Gee. I wonder how Rory got hurt??

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=ucttJrqb9v0

    Watch about a minute into it...sheesh, stupid horse.
    COTH's official mini-donk enabler

    "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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    Your ass is being an ass!! They are too cute together. Although it's all fun and games until the riding horse gets hurt.
    If you believe everything you read, better not read. -- Japanese Proverb

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    • #3
      Aww! Too cute! So sorry though to hear that the fun and games went a bit far. But the "oh wait, there's a human--we better behave" thing is pretty damn adorable.
      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.

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      • #4
        I do not think this is a case of stupid horse, but more likely ill-advised action by humans having them together in such a small enclosure. It did not look to me like fun play but that little donkey was seriously annoying the horse.
        Jeanie
        RIP Sasha, best dog ever, pictured shortly before she died, Death either by euthanasia or natural causes is only the end of the animal inhabiting its body; I believe the spirit lives on.

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        • #5
          That Jack thinks he's a Jack Russell--nobody ever told him he's a little guy!

          ('Osses will be 'osses. I've got two 26-year olds that play just like this).

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            #6
            I have oodles of video of them doing this...

            That stupid comment was tongue-in-cheek, sorry you missed that . These two play like this whether in a pen or in a huge field. They are known for it on the board. I've never caught the squishing thing on camera before though!
            COTH's official mini-donk enabler

            "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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            • #7
              Sorry that Rory is having an issue, but that's a darn cute video of the two of them.

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              • #8
                The Evil Burrito of Infamy!

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                  #9
                  Well, he obviously isn't hurt that bad ;-).
                  COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                  "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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                  • #10
                    I love how Odie is just like "awr-rawr, I'm going to EAT you" even though he's so tiny!
                    Too cute.

                    Although someone should inform Mr. Full Size Horse that squashing is cheating!

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                    • #11
                      C'mon Mom... At least leave some halters on so they have something to grab onto.

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                        #12
                        Oh Hell no, no halters!!! I already know Rory picks him up by his rain sheet!
                        COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                        "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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                        • #13
                          LOLOL! My older mini would instigate with his Morgan buddy like this. They'd do the full body slam thing (I'd cringe, but Remy was very careful with him). I bet Remy'd have loved to figure out the squishing thing!

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                          • #14
                            A fine game of 'nip me, bite you'!
                            Originally posted by HuntrJumpr
                            No matter what level of showing you're doing, you are required to have pants on.

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                              #15
                              And apparently, "paw and squish me, double barrel you"
                              COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                              "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

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                              • #16
                                Snort and his Shetland did that when he was at the trainer's. Snort is too creaky to do the wrestling moves but that leaping in the air move that Odie does, I've seen it before. Snort pins his ears and chases after him, then he turns around and jumps up and this is in a big pasture - they have plenty of room to get away. Snort and Crackerjack ply halter tag over the pen rails, and then I have to try to find the halter .
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                                • #17
                                  That video was so cute that I had to watch it twice!
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                                  • #18
                                    Ah, boys...
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                                    • #19
                                      Your horse looks very much like mine. Just moved, but up until recently, he was in with a mini, and the 2 played very much like this. He had a blast. Would hurt himself more being bored on his own, or nudging other horses to play, who would eventually put him in his place. The mini would just assert himself, but they really were a pair - Laurel & Hardy, very much like your two.
                                      But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson

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                                      • #20
                                        That is exactly what it looks like when my weimaraner and our foster min pin puppy play together. Too funny!

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