Horses as Pets
Acquiring a pet is rarely a spontaneous decision. Pets require a fair amount of money and time to take care of properly and there is no pet that requires more time and money than a horse.
Horses make great pets for a lot of reasons. For starters, they have the ability to provide seemingly endless amounts of leisure and entertainment. From riding, to showing, to grooming, there is always a way for horse owners to connect with their pet.
Having a horse can also be a very social experience, as there are many ways for fellow horse owners to connect with one another. Horseback riding with others who have taken on the responsibility of a horse is a great way to exercise your horse and enjoy the outdoors. Grooming them for both health and show is also a valuable experience to, at times, partake in with others, as you can never stop learning about the best way to care for your horse.
Also, horses are social creatures. They work very well in packs and thrive on occasional or frequent interaction with other horses. Owning more than one horse or having a friend that also has a horse is a definitive benefit should you choose to be a horse owners.
Horses make great long term pets and companions. The connection horse owners make with their horse are lifelong and strong. Choosing to own a horse is a financial and timely commitment, but one that no horse owners has ever been disappointed about.