If this video hasn’t made your day yet, it’s about to. Of course, free jumping is one of the ways that young or green horses can be evaluated as over-fences candidates. But even some of the best future jumpers didn’t start out as total naturals. Some need to work into it… to try a few different techniques before they find the one that works for them.

Get ready to smile.


Everybody hop along. (via facebook.com/I’m a horseaddict/Credits: Kristina Frisk)


Meanwhile, over in Iceland, this little horse is also bringing a fresh perspective to his native gait. You’ve heard of the tölt—meet the super tölt.


Chuga-chuga-chuga-choo choo! (via youtube.com/Stan Hirson)


But whatever you do, DON’T CALL THEM PONIES.