Horses and Dogs

Have you ever had a horse get injured by a dog?


Total votes cast: 989

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He attracted and bit my geldings shoulder.

8/4/2014 11:30:05 PM

a dog bit his nose.

8/4/2014 7:45:49 PM

The dog owners, didnt care less. It took reporting them repeatedly to force them t keep dogs yarded

8/4/2014 5:58:18 PM

close calls though

8/4/2014 4:59:10 PM

more than one horse at different times.

8/4/2014 12:22:02 AM

But I know at least two horses that were attacked by pit bulls.

8/3/2014 7:19:33 PM

no, usually the other way around-- dog hurt by horse

8/3/2014 11:03:31 AM

Dog bit horse on muzzle

8/2/2014 11:52:25 PM

My dogs are good with horses. Other dogs must be on a leash.

8/2/2014 4:49:49 PM

yes, but the horse got even

8/2/2014 4:31:42 PM

All of my dogs are around horses a lot.

8/2/2014 9:58:50 AM

Coon dogs run through our pasture and run our horses...one ran blind and crashed into the shed.

8/2/2014 8:38:16 AM

The other way around, yes. Dog did not learn her lesson and went right back to chasing the horses.

8/1/2014 7:05:40 PM

No, but my neighbor sure has.

8/1/2014 10:23:15 AM

dogs get to running after them at the barn and it all turns bad

8/1/2014 7:10:36 AM

I have ridden for decades around and near many dogs. Only once did I think there might be a problem

8/1/2014 12:23:53 AM

2 horses of mine were attacked ages ago by 1 dog, who was taken to pound. 3 horse by stray.

7/31/2014 11:16:37 PM

puncture to ankle

7/31/2014 10:34:10 PM

I keep dogs outta my pasture area!

7/31/2014 9:26:57 PM

Yearling filly had her nose torn half off by a stray dog.

7/31/2014 8:27:21 PM

Had a dog injured by a horse.

7/31/2014 8:19:58 PM

But I have had horses and clients have acciedents with dogs chasing horses...

7/31/2014 7:03:16 PM

But I know of plenty of attacks and I once had a near miss.

7/31/2014 6:55:12 PM

My Labrador retriever was as horse crazy as I. He loved horses. And they loved him. RIP Gunnar.

7/31/2014 6:41:06 PM

Labs love everyone and everything

7/31/2014 5:08:21 PM

I had a horse badly bitten on the pastern by a herding dog. Bad dog!

7/31/2014 4:43:50 PM

The other way around, yes.

7/31/2014 4:35:16 PM

Iwatched a wise old pony school an unatttended pup on appropriate manners @ an init. meeting...

7/31/2014 4:26:51 PM

Chased through a fence. Bitten on the leg (after the horse stepped on the dog).

7/31/2014 4:16:12 PM

Neighbors' cattle dog chased horse, he kicked out and got caught in fence. Horse died of injuries.

7/31/2014 3:56:02 PM

Kicked in face, but survived and recovered.

7/31/2014 2:47:48 PM

neighbor's loose pitbull attacked young horse I was leading

7/31/2014 11:11:00 AM

But he does not like dogs in his area.

7/31/2014 10:50:20 AM

No, but I have had dogs injured by horses.

7/31/2014 8:17:54 AM

When younger, I would ride my horse after a hostile dog.

7/31/2014 2:55:07 AM

It depence what the owner of the dog does, to make it traumatical

7/31/2014 2:37:10 AM

Aussie cattle dog nipped his heel. Minor cut that healed quickly. He now chases dogs!

7/30/2014 11:24:37 PM

my horse has haad many injurys from my dog.

7/30/2014 9:41:07 PM

pregnant dog bit horse on muzzle

7/30/2014 8:00:35 PM

cattle dogs are for cattle and well disciplined

7/30/2014 7:46:30 PM

Minor tooth scrapes to a hind leg.

7/30/2014 6:53:39 PM

Dog has been bitten by the horse!

7/30/2014 6:40:39 PM

and he killed 4 of them for it. (Feral dog pack attack)

7/30/2014 5:07:55 PM

Not majorly but I had a blue healer jump up and bite my horse on the nose.

7/30/2014 4:40:28 PM

I discourage uninvited dogs from my property.

7/30/2014 4:34:56 PM

He had pretty nasty bites to the underside of his jaw.

7/30/2014 3:37:37 PM

Killed one dog.

7/30/2014 2:55:28 PM

No, but I did have a dog injured by a horse ... he tried to say hello to her foal.

7/30/2014 2:45:34 PM

Several times in fact.

7/30/2014 2:25:16 PM

I keep dogs away from my horse by any means.

7/30/2014 1:41:07 PM

No but my horse has injured a few.

7/30/2014 1:23:57 PM

A few close calls while riding but my mare will run them down. She's already killed one.

7/30/2014 12:36:11 PM

On the contrary - one of my horses killed one of my dogs, a pointer-puppy

7/30/2014 12:21:28 PM

I've had a dog seriously injured by a horse!

7/30/2014 12:12:11 PM

No, because I never allow the equines and dog in the same space.

7/30/2014 11:08:29 AM

My horse bit my dog though.

7/30/2014 10:26:50 AM

The horses kick any dogs butts who approach them aggressively - other wise they like dogs

7/30/2014 10:16:17 AM

the other way aound and the answer is yes

7/30/2014 10:13:49 AM

dogs have killed and maimed my miniature horses

7/30/2014 10:04:04 AM

neighbor's pit bull mix has injured both my horses on separate occasions

7/30/2014 9:47:05 AM

No horses hurt, my tough dog has been kicked and stomped when he joined in horseplay, but is ok too.

7/30/2014 8:54:04 AM

German Shep sent onto my horse as I was riding by lady that was mad he wasn't given to her

7/30/2014 8:32:59 AM

hoping it will never happens.....

7/30/2014 8:01:24 AM

No, but we have had other animals killed by dogs allowed to run loose-pack mentality takes over

7/30/2014 7:07:24 AM

Have had horses injure dogs more than once.

7/30/2014 6:23:25 AM

and the dog paid for it.

7/29/2014 11:24:58 PM

But I have seen a dog get injured by a horse!

7/29/2014 10:26:13 PM

Have had a dog get injured by a horse though.

7/29/2014 9:35:19 PM

attacked by 2 pitbull's while riding . me= hospital , horse= vet . awful

7/29/2014 9:34:17 PM

People lettings their dogs out at night, packed up and killed my foal.

7/29/2014 9:17:32 PM

Thankfully no.

7/29/2014 9:08:03 PM

A bite on the nose that caused several puncture wounds.

7/29/2014 8:04:39 PM

No, but I've seen others injured, or die. I don't need a hearder, but I love them&train them not to

7/29/2014 7:55:44 PM

A Queensland blue healer at the bulbs of my Appaloosas halter horse right before a show and she had

7/29/2014 7:02:19 PM

My place is fenced so dogs can't get in & don't allow friend's dogs to play with them

7/29/2014 6:38:08 PM

Horse accidentally stood on dogs foot & dog bit horse's leg.

7/29/2014 6:15:03 PM

Our horses treat ANY strange unknown dog as pedator and will chase them away or kick them away.

7/29/2014 6:10:12 PM

2 loose German Shepherds attacked my Arab on trail; chewed up his back legs, owner paid for damage

7/29/2014 6:06:24 PM

Thankfully, no.

7/29/2014 5:35:21 PM

Been threatened out on the trail, but the dog(s) always back down.

7/29/2014 5:28:34 PM

A dog chased the horse in a turnout and bit her on the leg.

7/29/2014 5:22:30 PM

But sometimes they would like to injure a dog!

7/29/2014 5:15:33 PM

deep incisions on muzzle from dog bite

7/29/2014 5:13:21 PM

Not my dog, but punctured my horse's hind leg tendon

7/29/2014 5:06:09 PM

My mare broke her rear leg kicking at the barn dog where I board

7/29/2014 4:48:08 PM

My horse loves to ruff house with my kids dog

7/29/2014 4:35:31 PM

No, Thank my lucky stars

7/29/2014 2:58:22 PM

do not mix my dogs and horses-separated by non climb fencing

7/29/2014 1:20:03 PM

dog bit horse ankle

7/29/2014 11:55:24 AM

But I have had dogs get injured by horses

7/29/2014 11:38:06 AM

No; instead my mare chased off a dog that was nipping at her heels and it worked

7/29/2014 9:52:50 AM