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Baby Horse Is Ridiculously Affectionate When She Gets Pet— Rider Can’t Stop Cracking Up!

Dogs, and some cats, are well-known for wearing their hearts on their sleeves. Once they spot their favorite human, they’ll launch into a full-blown gallop, then rise up on their hind legs to get in some good ol’ face time complete with licks and head nuzzles.

But a horse? Wagging its tail?!

In a sweet video captured in the fall of 2015, a Lexington, Kentucky, horse enthusiast got more snuggles than she bargained for during a trip to Ocala, Florida. But don’t get me wrong, she’s definitely not complaining.

The clip opens with the rider, Sunny Bayne, kneeling down and gently petting a week-old foal, who just moments earlier had galloped up to the fence to say hello.


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The foal drapes her long neck over Sunny’s shoulder, then uses it as leverage to push her to the ground:


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And then she just flops down on Sunny’s lap. What does she think she is, a lap dog? Her mother looks on, probably embarrassed that her baby is making such a spectacle of herself.


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“I will say, I have been around hundreds of foals but not one quite like this. She is one in a million, possibly one in a billion. This was the sweetest thing that has ever happened to me!” she wrote in the caption of the YouTube clip, which more than 2 million people have since enjoyed.


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Watch the adorableness ensue in the clip below, and share to warm some hearts!