Austen did a hilarious post on why her horse Guinness is actually Emperor Kuzco from The Emperor's New Groove. While this is not an official blog hop, I felt compelled to do a companion post.
Because Tucker has a spirit animal. And that spirit animal is Melman the giraffe from the Madagascar movies.
1. Here is Tucker meeting a new friend over the stall wall:
2. Here is Tucker in turnout with a new group:
3. And this is what I see in my rear view mirror when I ship him:
4. This is Tucker when I ask him to do something he thinks is too hard or he doesn't understand:
5. They are both prone to hypochondria and believe in the power of acupuncture.
6. And despite their size, both scare pretty easily.
7. Sometimes Tucker hits a tree branch in the woods and panics.
8. When he's really worried he needs to be soothed with many face pets.
9. He has patented a move that we call "Up Periscope" when he sees something potentially alarming in the distance.
10. And here are some stills from a recent dressage test.
Happy Friday, from me and my goofy giraffe horse.