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Horse of another color Diane J DJ Lost dianejmsn@hotmail.com Question: Why don't people go zebra-back riding?



I suppose it's possible that they just don't have the time, but I doubt that you would accept that as an answer.

So here's the truth: The reason people don't go cantering around on zebras is that zebras are critters that would just as soon kick you in the teeth as transport you from here to there.

Try to hand one of these striped ponies a lump of sugar and it might take your hand off. Never mind how interesting they look: they're not interested in wearing your saddle. Don't take it personally, it's a matter of how they evolved. You wouldn't try to pet an ocelot just because you live with a house cat, would you? Accept that this is a horse of another color--and another temperament. Admire it from a distance.



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