Dear Diary…I can’t even explain this new ‘thing’ I am learning to do. I’m just going to put some pictures in here so I can try to remember it all.
Posted by Stacy on December 21, 2014 in A Horse's View, Life
Tags: box, horse, Newt, on, Stacy, stand, teach, to, Westfall
December 21, 2014 at 9:42 pm
Wow, that looks like fun! I love to climb on boxes, but my Auntie Niki and MomToo won’t let me. They say it’s not safe. Pfft. If you can do it, maybe I can, too. Maybe you can talk to them and show them I won’t get hurt.
Snoopy the Quarter Horse
December 22, 2014 at 11:49 am
Snoopy- I spent a lot of time pawing the box to make sure it was safe. I know mom said that it was ‘reinforced’ but…they are only human. Mom lets me go really slow, no rushing allowed, so it feels pretty safe.-Newt
December 22, 2014 at 5:51 am
“Dear Newt, I have same problem with my human. She seems to think that I am incapable of stepping OVER the box. Does she not realize that I can either go around it or over it? Seems like a silly thing to step ON the box but hey, the faster I do it the faster I’ll get out to the pasure to be with my friends, so I’ll do it.” – Dixie the Quarter Horse
December 22, 2014 at 11:47 am
Dixie…my human had the same issue. I repeatedly tried stepping all the way over the box. It was a stretch…but I could almost do it. Going around seemed the most logical…but these humans aren’t always logical, are they? -Newt
December 22, 2014 at 5:19 pm
LOL. Good to know I’m not alone, Newt! and you are right – Our humans are not always logical. -Dixie
December 22, 2014 at 7:07 pm
Fun pics and captions..if only we could really hear what they think.
December 23, 2014 at 2:54 am
lol-newt you rock! that is some fancy tiptoeing!
my mom taught me to go up and down the stone porch steps and into the human’s barn. i was interested and curious about human stalls, so i did it without hesitation 🙂
–Babe, the 1/4 horse mix
December 23, 2014 at 2:59 pm
Newt, what size is this box? My mom wants to build one for me. I am not sure that is a good thing.
December 25, 2014 at 10:59 pm
Newt! The answer is….flip the box and step inside! That’s ALWAYS it…my Mom doesn’t understand that I know how to flip everything!!! But, I wonder what she’ll think if I do it just for kicks.
the 1/4 horse, Morgan
January 15, 2015 at 7:36 pm
Newt, at least your Mom didn’t try to make you step over it backwards! I just kept sidestepping around it. NO WAY! – QH Duchess
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