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July 17, 2008
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Canon
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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
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Jul 17, 2008, 3:35:02 PM
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Sparring by Goodbye-kitty975 Sparring by Goodbye-kitty975
Notorious and Memories sparring out in the paddock. you've all probably seen photos of horses play fighting by rearing, but this sort of wrestling is a lot more interesting to watch. they try to bite each other's sides and forelegs, and defend their own by dropping to their knees, until they are both on the ground. very fun to observe. and no, they're not hurting each other.
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Honda-Thoru Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2008
A Beautifull photo.I said it before and i'll say it again.You're so lucky beeing there.
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Lostie88 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2008
Great action photo ^^
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LindaColijn Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're right, this behaviour is great to watch. And photograph! My dog and his dog-friend also do this, always reminds me of horses. :) Great shot.
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Varalidaine Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
woah
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BridlesandBoots Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2008   Photographer
I've always heard of this but never seen it, ...wow. It is a smart little tactic, and yes interesting to watch. Very nice photo to capture it too.
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EvilCheese2 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
Hehehehehehe :XD:
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Crazy-Sparkles Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahw I love it when horses do this! :D The horse behind looks like he's bowing ;P
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Anevay Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
Oh wow Very intresting
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Crazy-Cat-Lady Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
That is really cool. I agree with Summer, I have never seen ours play that way! And can't imagine the old guys even thinking about it!
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Kusanar Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2008
That's great! Mine don't do that... the younger ones (Lolli, Splash, Pizazz) will rear and plas some but more often they just run around together
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