Sure, we've all heard of a heart horse, but when you see how this donkey adores his girl, you'll believe in heart donkeys, too.
Sometimes, we're lucky enough to find one animal that we really connect with. Horse lovers know how a heart horse can change your life, but have you ever heard of a heart donkey? After seeing this video, you'll be a believer.
The little girl and the donkey in this video have an undeniable connection. From the moment the donkey spies her by the gate, he makes it very clear that he only has eyes for her. He's so enthusiastic in greeting his girl that it's adorable. This pair was obviously meant to be, and we love it.
You seriously need to watch this video. Trust us.
It can take time to develop a relationship with an equine, and the best relationships are built on trust. When you spend years and years working with the same horse, you develop a mutual understanding which makes riding and working with that horse much easier.
But there's a downfall to getting to know a horse so well, and that's when it's time to let the horse go. Whether you move up in competition level or have to retire your equine friend, working with another horse can be difficult when everything seemed so seamless with your previous horse.
In the end, though, isn't that why we ride? It poses an endless challenge, and you will always keep learning as long as you keep riding. Developing a relationship with a horse is an honor, and we can only hope to have a relationship like this girl and her donkey do.
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