When I was a kid, my grandma gave me a horse named Lady Cameo. I was 12 and knew nothing about raising horses, but luckily, my grandpa had a horse named Ginger, and the two horses became friends. Since I was 12 and had zero money, I couldn't keep Lady Cameo very long. When I sold her and she went away, you could tell that it was tough on Ginger.

From my horse-owning days, I learned that horses are expensive and that having one horse isn't enough. When I stumbled on this video from Stirrup_Trouble on Instagram, it brought back those memories.

The guide breakdown of how many horses you need is funny, and I'm sure you can agree that it's pretty accurate.

You buy one horse, but horses are herd animals, so you must buy a second as a companion. Then you want to ride the first horse, and the second horse gets lonely. Then you'll need to buy a third horse. You may want to take horse one and a friend on horse two, so horse three is lonely. It looks like another horse is coming into the corral. This process repeats itself until you have a whole herd.

According to Stirrup_Trouble, the proper number of horses to have is 10.

According to HorseProperties.net, there are approximately 99,000 horses in Wyoming, but the financial impact is significant.

The Wyoming horse industry is valued at around $286 million, which is greatly contributed to by the state’s rich tradition with rodeo and other equestrian activities.

Buying horses is like buying guns; you could always use one more.

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