“One Great Story”: Equestrian World Enchanted by Unique Bond Between Horse and ‘Best Friend’

Published 09/20/2023, 6:03 PM EDT

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A bond between Horses and cats is not a common sight to see. These animals have been domesticated for thousands of years and have been companions of humans. While horses are seen used as equine partners for equestrian enthusiasts, cats are raised as pets. It is not always that we see animals create a bond and come together.

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After living under the same roof, friendships might happen as witnessed in many other cases of domesticated animals. Recently an unusual image was posted on social media in which a strange companionship was witnessed between a cat and a horse. This post left the equestrian world enchanted and amazed and could not control their emotions.

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Cats and horses are friendly in nature and bond very easily with the humans. But, the bond between them and for a country ride is surprising. In a social media post shared by iHeartCats, a cat is seen riding a pony showing amazing proof of their fine tunning and companionship. Despite the bad weather, the two went out on a stroll in the countryside and enjoyed the green beauty of the surroundings without having any concerns.

The cat’s name is Louis and is six years old while the pony’s name is Comet and he is five years old. They both live with Emma Massingale in Devon, England. Emma Massingale is a professional equine trainer who adopted Louis, a tiny Siamese a year ago. But, she would have never thought her Louis would be Comet’s best friend forever.

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In an interview with The DailyMail, Emma said “It all started when I was riding Comet and I would just tap my leg and Louis would jump on. Now all I have to do is tap Comet’s back and Louis is straight there. He doesn’t need any more encouragement than that.” Louis even bites the pony’s mane when even wants to ride. The equestrian world who witnessed this sight was absolutely delighted by the unique friendship and poured in their comments below the social media post.

Equestrian enthusiasts amazed by a unique friendship

The equestrian enthusiasts were captivated by the display of the unique friendship between the horse and the cat. They came forward and conveyed their amusement in the comments section of the post. One enthusiast wrote, “Animals are amazing” pointing towards the impressive nature of the cat and the pony.

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Another fan said, “One Great Story!” describing the story of the companionship between the two animals as great. Another online surfer wrote, “Unconditional Love” describing the bond between the pony and the cat.

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While another one said, “Animal love is the best” suggesting that animal love is better than love between humans. A user wrote, “The greatest BFFs ever!” describing the bond between the two greatest best friends forever. One enthusiast, describing the friendship between cat and pony as valuable wrote, “How Precious.

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The story of the cat and the pony is indeed incredible and shows that love and friendship can transcend any boundary and have the power to hold it together. This was indeed a beautiful sight to see and would have melted the hearts of many.

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Written by:

Saiful Khan

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Saiful is an American Sports writer at Essentially Sports who specializes in Rodeo and equestrian. His passion for sports extends to the field of equestrianism and is fascinated by the speed of horses as he is by the wrath of bull riding. Being an avid sports enthusiast, Saiful is a big admirer of the mastery of British equestrian Charlotte Dujardin.
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Brandon Gabriel

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