Its handler had to bring it extra help when the animal decided to fall down on its butt and create a scene. Eventually the horse was brought back to its feet, and all was well. The animal wasn’t injured.
Horse expert Trina Maus says for safety reasons it is common to lead a horse with a chain over its nose, similar to using a choke collar on a dog, but if you don’t let up on the chain they will sometimes continue to pull back to get away from the pressure.
Sunday’s yearling auction brought in sales of $146,700, an increase of $50,000 from last year. Thirty of the 45 horses offered were sold for an average of $4,890.