Friday, March 4, 2011

In which sometimes a horse just wants her Binky--or, in Fee's case: her mum



My horse really is a big (Gigantic) baby, complete with oral fixation.  She will lick the palm of my hand as long as I allow it--she never voluntarily stops licking.  I always get bored and make her stop long before she gets bored and walks away.

Also, as far as I know, it's only ME that she licks. 

All those years of higher education, and I've finally found my True Calling:

"Fiddle's Binky."

11 comments:

  1. I swear it's something about the bloodline...

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  2. That's so sweet :) Dixie licks my hands too, and as far as I know she won't voluntarily stop, I also get bored.

    I am watching Glee, and Sue just said "I should've known, people who dress like librarians - all sex addicts!" That literally came on while I was typing this comment so I had to tell you!

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  3. Dom: I've *never* seen another horse do this so obsessively. It really is like having an enormous thumb-sucker in the barn. Have you got some cousins with the same thing?

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  4. Funder: you HAVE seen my other blog, right? www.sexinthelibrary.blogspot.com

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  5. ...and Funder: we're watching GLEE right now, too!

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  6. I find it rather reassuring to know that there are other hand-lickers out there. My boy Nero loves to lick my hand, and I always thought he just believed he was a pet dog, and not a horse. :) He also loves to have his muzzle and lips and nostils played with unlike any other horse I've known! Funny buggers, our horses, aren't they? :)

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  7. Pie will lick my hand endlessly right after he has his dinner - he also sucks his tongue after every time he takes a drink. And Dawn, when she's in a friendly mood, will do the head/nose rest on me for as long as I'll let her.

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  8. Jaz does that as well, but he'll lick anybody who will let him. And we let him, because he never escalates and never lets his teeth touch you.

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  9. Cartman is a licker too, except that after a few minutes he starts to press his teeth a little too close to the palm.

    I sent in my HOTR entry yesterday! Now I'm starting to get excited.

    Praying for weather just like last year.

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  10. Aarene - yes ma'am! That's why I thought of you instead of my librarian mother in law!

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  11. No better job in the world.
    :)
    (There's a long awwwwwwww in there.)

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