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Did you know horses have a fart button?

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  • Did you know horses have a fart button?

    Merry Christmas, RR!

    Originally posted by katarine
    I think I'll ask him to fart on command.
    You can teach your horse to fart on command… sort of. Did you know that horses have a fart button?

    Years ago, I vented to my coach, “Why is it that every time I lift a back foot, the horse farts on me? What type of gratitude is that?” This question was not meant to be answered, but lo and behold, she had an answer: Fart Button.

    If you lift your horse’s tail, put your thumb in the hollow space on the inside of its buttcheek just above the, er, outlet valve, and press, you can make the horse fart. Apparently this muscle is flexed (or something) when you pick up a hind foot, which contributes to the passing of gas. My coach was all too amused and delighted at sharing this little tidbit of information with me and demonstrating its effect. And now I pass it on to you!

    I knew that info would come in handy eventually…

    Content above copied from Parelli Can of Worms thread. Some people felt it needed a thread of its own.
    "I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten." - Winnie the Pooh

  • #2
    OMG now that is some major stupid information that I think could be very handy when I bring home new male friends. HAHAHAHHAHA HSHHSHAHHA I will never get a second date... but it will weed out the wussy from the pricks and the other men (not sure what to call the ones that actually might be amused with girlf. hands being near the bum holeio)

    Thank you great Jedi master your teachings will live on through me.

    ah the Pat thread.. I left that one long ago.. Did I miss anything? Other than this great info? HA
    Draumr Hesta Farm
    "Wenn Du denkst es geht nicht mehr, kommt von irgendwo ein kleines Licht daher"
    Member of the COTH Ignorant Disrepectful F-bombs!*- 2Dogs Farm


    • #3
      Fart Button

      OMG!!!! I'm CRYIN' over here!!!!

      I can't wait to try it! I'm sure there'll be a day when a well timed 'fanny burp' will come in handy!


      • #4
        i'm laughing so hard all the dogs came to see if 'mommy' was OK.
        A Fart Button..........too much


        • #5
          I must try this! First thing tomorrow
          Y'all ain't right!


          • #6
            It's true!!!! I'm an equine massage therapist and the person who taught me showed me the "fart button". Well, she didn't call it that, but I like it! It can actually serve a purpose. If you have a horse that is a little colicky, you can use the fart button to see if gas is still able to pass at least, and relieve some pressure if it is.


            • #7
              I wonder how many horses are going to be violated tomorrow after their owners have read this thread
              Originally posted by barka.lounger
              u get big old crop and bust that nags ass the next time it even slow down.

              we see u in gp ring in no time.


              • #8
                BWAHAHAHA! This is why COTH is priceless. It's the simple things in life, really.
                Thoroughbreds: classic

                Turn. N. Burn.


                • #9
                  OMG....you people are sick!

                  What is scarey here is that someone figured this out, which implies repeating the action again and again on a wide variety of horses.
                  Lisa Coletto
                  Standing Elite Hanoverian stallion, Cabalito


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by kellyb View Post
                    I wonder how many horses are going to be violated tomorrow after their owners have read this thread
                    I'm guessing quite a few!
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by kellyb View Post
                      I wonder how many horses are going to be violated tomorrow after their owners have read this thread
                      I try not to worry about what people think. They don't do it very often.


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by kellyb View Post
                        I wonder how many horses are going to be violated tomorrow after their owners have read this thread
                        Now THAT made me laugh. sylvia
                        Never explain yourself to someone who is committed to misunderstanding you.


                        • #13
                          This definitely goes on the Top 10 list of useless things I've learned from COTH. I love it. (I knew I was part 9 year old boy...) --Jess


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Nootka View Post
                            HAHAHAHHAHA HSHHSHAHHA I will never get a second date...


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by kellyb View Post
                              I wonder how many horses are going to be violated tomorrow after their owners have read this thread
                              Both of mine are going to HATE poor Aggie4Bar...
                              Proud member of the EDRF


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Aggie4Bar View Post
                                Years ago, I vented to my coach
                                So she pushed your fart button?


                                • #17
                                  I will make a $25 donation to the horse-related charity/rescue of your choice (as long as it's not this one, LOL) for the first person to post a video of the fart button in action!
                                  Shall I tell you what I find beautiful about you? You are at your very best when things are worst.


                                  • #18
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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by LarkspurCO View Post
                                      So she pushed your fart button?
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by JAGold View Post
                                        ...(I knew I was part 9 year old boy...) --Jess
                                        You're not the only one. I may have to make a special trip out to the barn just to try this out! (If I can get it to work, I'll have to plan something ... ahem...*special* for Mr. Syn's next visit. *plotting* )

                                        Originally posted by King's Ransom
                                        "Now, did you really mean that I should half-pass to the right whilst turning on the haunches to the left? Or was that just you farting?"