[at-l] Horse Plaque---

Felix J AThiker at smithville.net
Thu Jan 14 17:20:10 CST 2010

Jan Lite wrote:
> Perhaps the best thing, when there is uncertainty upon meeting a horse,
> is to engage the rider in conversation and ask what they think would 
> ease their horse' mind. A terrified horse in not safe for rider or 
> foot traffic. Or itself, in some steep/sketchy situations.

I've always just ran as fast as I could, flailing my arms and swinging 
my poles,  straight at the horse. The horse will then do one of these 
Charge me
Back up quickly

If nothing else, it removes a lot of uncertainty and guess work. Puts 
the ball in the horses court. 

(none of this is true) 

Felix J. McGillicuddy
ME-->GA '98
"Your Move"
ALT '03 KT '03

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