As a Pet Psychic, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with many different kinds of animals. In many ways, they are so much like us. Their emotions can include love, jealousy, anger, insecurity, almost all of the feelings that we have….save one. I’ve never met an animal who was vain. They accept themselves as they are and in speaking to them, they very seldom bring up their looks. To them..it is what it is. I think a cat I spoke to once, put it best. She was a gorgeous breed and when I told her how beautiful she was, she replied: “I know. Everyone tells me that. I can’t help it.”
This attitude had been the norm during four years of readings, until I spoke to a horse named Tobie. A beautiful 16 yr. with a star on his face, Tobie is a beautiful example of an Australian Warmblood. And he is much beloved by his owner Sue. A sad fact that I soon learned when talking to horses, is that they are seldom in their original home. Most of them have been shuffled around their entire lives. But I’m happy to say that by the time they get to me, they are usually in their forever homes. Only people who deeply love their horses, want a Pet Psychic to send messages of love to them and to hear what is on their minds. Sadly, with animals who have been moved around a lot, they come to their final home with issues, and these will often come out during a reading.
From the questions Sue sent, it was evident that she loved her Tobie so very much. Every question was about his happiness and health. The reading went fine until I asked Tobie if he would mind if Sue rode another horse, as well as riding him. He immediately reacted and said: “Why would she want to ride another horse?” I felt a large wave of jealousy hit me and realized this question had upset him terribly. I tried to get across to him that many people rode more than one horse, and that he could be assured that she loves him dearly. I told him that her riding another horse would not take any love away from him. But he was still upset. He said: “It is my experience that when they stop riding you, they stop loving you. Then the trailer comes for you and you are gone.”
Then came a part of the reading that had me stunned. Sue had asked me to find out if he needed anything. This is when Tobie started talking about his looks. He was speaking very fast and I was feeling great anxiety. He said to me: “I want something to wear to show people how beautiful I am. I want something to look nice against my coat.” I was getting pictures sent to me very rapidly. Equipment colors…blanket colors etc. Tobie told me that he felt gold tones would look best against his coloring.
Then he showed me what was really behind his sudden interest in his looks. He sent me a picture of a beautiful black horse with silver equipment. Tobie said that he was always jealous of this horse and his equipment. He also felt the black horse was only beautiful because of his special equipment. Tobie wanted the same thing. He wanted special equipment so that people could see how beautiful he can be. He said he didn’t want any black colored saddles or equipment. Only brown or gold. He was emphatic about this. Before he left, he sent me a picture of him pulling a blanket off his back. I don’t know if it was because he felt too warm, or if he was trying to get across that he didn’t like the color. He said: “I love my home and my girl, and I hope I never have to leave.”
I sent this unusual reading off to Sue and it wasn’t long before I heard back. It was so clear to me that everything she does, she does because she loves Tobie so much. But because of his past, he was misreading everything. She wanted to ride another horse only because she wants to compete and Tobie doesn’t like competition riding. He loves Trail riding. So she wanted to take the burden of doing something he disliked, away from him.
She told me about some of Tobie’s former homes. In one, he was always being told he would be sent to the glue factory. In his last home, the lady who owned Tobie, had just bought a Black Friesian Stallion, and although she kept all of her other horses, she sold Tobie. Sue also told me she had long wanted a Friesian, but the price was too high. Because Tobie is so in tune with Sue, when she would think of this, he would “see” the black Friesian she had thought about. And his issues would rise to the surface.
The magnificent Friesian
I was so happy to talk to Tobie again and reassure him that he was never going anywhere, that Sue loved him and always would. She asked me to tell him something that made him so very happy. She said, “If someone were to offer me the most beautiful and expensive Friesian, but I would have to give up Tobie, I wouldn’t hesitate to say no. Tobie will never go.” Tobie was also grateful to know why she would be riding another horse. Finding out it was to make him happy, had a remarkable effect on Tobie. As we parted, I felt nothing but happiness coming from Tobie. Oh, and during that follow up reading, Tobie never once mentioned gold equipment to make himself beautiful. He knows now that to Sue, he is the most beautiful horse in the world.
I think Tobie is beautiful too. That is why he will be gracing the cover of The Pet Psychic Diaries Two, due out this summer.