Monday, April 18, 2016

Taran was right all along

Taran has always been suspicious of the tar stripes on the road. We've joked that he thinks they're snakes or something, and they're going to get him.

These are all terrifying, all of them. Giant horse-eating anacondas EVERYWHERE.

Well, MC and I were riding on the road over the weekend, and one of the lines WAS ACTUALLY A SNAKE. Taran and Paddy both took a HARD look at the rat snake desperately slithering across the road trying not to get trampled, but were otherwise not impressed. The snake was definitely more afraid of them than they were of it.

Not actually as scary as imagined.

So next time your horse tries to convince you that there's something terrifying lurking in the bushes/log/car/tree/road/ditch/manhole cover/patch of flowers, you should probably believe them!

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    1. One of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite movies. :)

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    1. Awww, what's wrong with the cute little rat snake?

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    1. It's just a rat snake... that EATS RATS YES PLEASE.

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  4. Haha yeah I was casually talking about Ramone being scared of one corner of the arena and added at the end 'sometimes cats do jump out of it' and was told 'then you need to stop being mad at hime for getting scared.. because shit actually happened!'

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    1. Seriously! There might actually be something dangerous there!!!

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  5. oh no! never see snakes like that here! THANK GOD!

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    1. Ah yes, safe in your corner of the world with no large bugs and no snakes. You reeeeaallly should come to Texas sometime... ;)

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  6. There are too many m-f- snakes on this m-f- plane, er, I mean road.

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    1. Some people have no appreciation for a good snake, I swear. ;)

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    1. As snakes go, they are pretty cute.

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  9. That's awesome, at least it wasn't a dangerous snake.

    Maybe Taran and the snake are actually in cahoots, Taran paid off Mr. Snake to hide in a tar line so that Taran can continue to spook at anything he wants without you being able to tell him off! haha

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    1. You might be on to something there...

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    2. I love my pony but I don't think he's quite that devious. If it were Paddy I could most definitely see it. LOL

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  10. Yep still terrified of snakes lol

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