Would your horses allow this?

Pumpkins on posts


I drive by this farm frequently and I am impressed with their seasonal decorations. Pumpkins in the fall, Christmas lights at just the right time. But… as I admire this I realize that MY horses…well, they are just trouble! These pumpkins wouldn’t stand a chance!

In fact, this blog might inspire me to buy some pumpkins and set them up…as well as a hidden video camera!!! My money would be on Popcorn. He is generally the leader when it comes to trouble. Don’t believe me? Check out the following video of him corrupting my other horses! But before you do, please answer…would your horses allow this?

Makes me miss Vaquero watching the video though:(


  1. Ellen on October 23, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Those pumpkins would be history very quickly. Your video reminds me of a TB I once had. It was a very rainy year, so we had lots of thick mud. Louis would lie down in the mud, then stand up, not shake and let the cement like goop dry. In order to ride I practically had to take a hammer and chisel to him in order to scrape a saddle sized place for the saddle. After the ride, he would replace what I had scraped off.

    • Stacy on October 23, 2013 at 7:28 pm

      I have a photo of Popcorn doing the same thing! Popcorn decides his type of roll, based on the type of mud, lol.

  2. Ann Wade Griffin on October 22, 2013 at 10:16 pm

    Those pumpkins would be off at the first pass. I have three horse dangling pumpkins by their stems … and running, yes, running!!

  3. Terry Thomas on October 22, 2013 at 6:02 pm

    I also remember a few years back when you first posted that video of your horses in the mud. Reminds me of my troublemaker, lol.

  4. Terry Thomas on October 22, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    One of my horses would spook at them, like he does everything else, lol. Then the other horse, who would give Popcorn a run for his money in the mud, or any other kind of trouble he can find, would pick them up and chase my spooky boy around with them.

  5. Angella on October 22, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    My 6 year old colt would decimate them – likely before I stepped away from the fence – and probably find a way to throw it at me and bonk me in the head as I was walking away.. My 13 year old mare might leave them alone – or might knock them off. No idea what my new horse would do…

  6. Tina on October 22, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    My two geldings (or the girls as I like to call them) would be on those pumpkins …. not certain at first, but would immediately knock them down, kick them around like a ball and then when they broke eat them.

  7. Linda Henry on October 22, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    if it was electric fence lol

  8. Genaro Macedo on October 22, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    My horses got loose and munched all my nearly ripe watermelon… I guess he would do the same with the pumpkins..!

  9. Nikki Bieber on October 22, 2013 at 11:38 am

    no pumpkins… He would love them to much!

    And I got a PiggyHorse too!

  10. Jackie on October 22, 2013 at 11:10 am

    The Pumpkins: Tucker would have followed me – knocking them off as I set them up.
    The Mud: Positive proof that horses are descended from Hippos!

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