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Hello! :) I am Kricket, and I will be bringing home a young filly soon. I am planning on training her as a service animal, as only dogs and miniature horses are allowed to be service animals in the US on a federal level. :) I have a service dog already, but am giving myself four years with him to train her. We just met today, and she exceeded my expectations! I still haven't named her yet. She's projected to be 28 inches when fully grown. :) I am hoping to train her to pull a cart, possibly do therapy visits, and to let the 4H club practice handling her.

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So far today we worked on pressure/release, just understanding that moving into pressure would make standing on the lead more comfortable. She understood pretty quickly. :) We also worked on her hooves being picked up/trimmed, being touched all over calmly, and just bonding mostly. She loves having her neck and chest rubbed, she gets the little wriggly lip and tries nuzzling into me. :)
 

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Name?! I’m good at names! I got the PERFECT name for her! How about……. Strawberry Shortcake Snuggly Kandy?? K for Kandy and K for Kricket! Call her Snuggles for short?!…. Or Kandy?! 🥰 ❤ 💞
 

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Strawberry shortcake does suit her colours! I'm atually leaning towards Sodapop (My service dog is named Ponyboy, from the outsiders :) ) or Tinkerbell, Tink for short. Because she runs like a tiny arabian, she's almost floating as she moves lol, her breeder came up with it.
 

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Strawberry shortcake does suit her colours! I'm atually leaning towards Sodapop (My service dog is named Ponyboy, from the outsiders :) ) or Tinkerbell, Tink for short. Because she runs like a tiny arabian, she's almost floating as she moves lol, her breeder came up with it.
I absolutely love The Outsiders! I named one of my chickens gold because of the quote from Johnny “Stay Gold Ponyboy.” So of course sodapop is an adorable name but so is Tink and strawberry shortcake 🙂
 

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I absolutely love The Outsiders! I named one of my chickens gold because of the quote from Johnny “Stay Gold Ponyboy.” So of course sodapop is an adorable name but so is Tink and strawberry shortcake 🙂
That's a beautiful name! :) I think i've decided on Sodapop, but i'll need to wait until she's ready to come home to be entirely sure.
 

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