A Special Sort of Horse

Mikki noted that Chip’s other senses are definitely more heightened. “He hears me from a mile away. If I’m talking in the barn aisle he’ll prick his ears and look at me. We do carrot stretches on both sides and teaching him that was a little tricky – he could sort of follow the scent and try to grab blindly. I just kept the carrot closer to his nose and he discovered his range of motion. We try to trailer him with the other horse on his right side, but overall he functions like any other horse.”

August-September 2020

Phillip Dutton Cross Country at Stable View

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