How much does your horse trust you?
Do you trust your horse enough to lay down with your head and shoulders leaning against your horse’s back? If you can do it and your horse remains calm and laying down then you win! Your horse has enormous trust in you! CAUTION: NEVER lay with your head & shoulders on your horse’s belly though – one startling move and you’ll probably never be able to read My Horse Guru again… or my novels! So please don’t be that daring and idiotic!
If I can ever get pictures to show you of me sitting on Mojo I’ll post them! Kota only lets me pet her while she’s laying even though I’ve owned her for more than two years longer than Mojo. Of course, that’s partially because Quarter Horses aren’t as smart and bonding as Arabians – Yes…Mojo’s the Arabian!