Miniature Horse, pretty little dapple grey. Pink flowers in the background.
Where in this wide world can man find nobility without pride, friendship without envy or beauty without vanity? Here, where grace is laced with muscle, and strength by gentleness confined. He serves without servility; he has fought without enmity. There is nothing so powerful, nothing less violent; there is nothing so quick, nothing more patient......All our history is his industry. We are his heirs, he our inheritance. Ladies and Gentlemen--the Horse!" - Ronald Duncan
The horse is merely hoping to get nice, but has to be taught that humans don't have to be groomed. Although horses don't do this all of the moment, they have a tendency to do it when particularly relaxed