||Eighteen years old|
||Welsh Pony, Arabian cross|
has been my little friend since I was a child. I had an accident with
a horse, that left my face scarred and me terrified of horses. When we got
Penny I was nervous, but we quickly learned together (she was green, which
means she wasn't broke). I am proud to say that I broke Penny to ride, and
she was nice enough to let me, because she was full of fire in her younger years.
She has been through some rough times (foundering, Lyme disease) but has
been getting better! Without Pen, I would still be terrified of horses, and
not have a very special friend. Altough she is quite tiny compared to her
other equine pature-mates, she is very good at keeping our young colts in
line as well (which is the photo of her biting) at them - they maybe be
bigger, but she lets them know who is boss!
She is quite the Houdini! She unlatches and unties everything! She is
certainly a smart little pony... A little Penny anecdote for you: Once
when my mum was watching out the window, she could see Penny had unlatched
the gate and was in the front yard eating the grass. She was going to
eventually take her back in until my dad started driving up the road! Penny
booked it back to the pasture, closed the gate behind her and hid behind
the round-bale feeder.
Her favourite game or activity of any sort is eating, she is quite the
little piggy. Because of her bout of Lyme Disease, she has very tender feet
and has a hard time carrying weight on her back, so we've started hooking
her up with a harness and have her pulling a board, and she loves it! Her
ears are perked and she just trots forever! I love her very much.
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