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  • How to Help a Spooky Horse (and its Rider)

    How to Help a Spooky Horse (and its Rider)

    Horses spook because they are flight animals, so it’s natural for them to be defensive and suspicious. A spooky horse will jump to the side in a startled fashion, sometimes called shying. This is often accompanied by a rapid turn of speed, usually involving going as fast as possible in the other direction. There are…