In the winter dry air can cause static electricity to build up on furry coats sometimes even to the point of causing shocks. Sandy Smyth, barn manager of Ride to Walk, gives great tips on how to avoid delivering that spooky shock!
Apache is in his prime: Paint Saddlebred gelding; 15 hands about 900#; easy keeper; very spirited; trail/western ridden. No formal training. vax'd June 2013; Regular hoof trimming; current Coggins.