There is a joke in the horse world ‘There are two things horses are scared of, things that move and things that don’t’. That having been said to be a Budweiser Clydesdale, one has to train these guys to not be scared of the world and some get to learn a whole lot more. After all those breathtaking Clydesdale commercials don't make themselves.
In 1843 the Quarter Master General of the United States received a letter from Captain George H. Crosman stating the importance for the U.S. Army to use camels in the military. Crosman believed camels would have an advantage over horses by scaring them before a confrontation could begin. Native Americas used horses
From dogs dressed as Darth Vaderto Elvis kitties, we can’t stop stuffing our four-legged friends into Halloween attire each October. Dog and cat costume parades are more popular than ever, and everyone from major pet supply companies like Petco to mom-and-pop Etsy dealers make a mint on adorable animal outfits. (Our pets, on the other hand, become more indignant with each passing fall).
We're not positive when this meme started, but some nincompoop (or nincompoops) had the bright idea of tweeting as top thoroughbred horses on Twitter -- i.e. taking on the personality of the horse and tweeting updates from the apparently 13-year-old girl-esque equine point of view. Frankly, it makes the Bronx Zoo Cobra meme look like Stephen Hawking.