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Old 10-03-2017, 08:50 PM   #33
mr beer
Join Date: Mar 2013
Default Re: How much smarter would you need to make a horse so to pull your wagon undirected?

Originally Posted by dcarson View Post
Animals can often learn normal routes. It's getting them to go to a arbitrary place that is harder. Knew one blind person that had a argument with her guide dog once in college. The dog knew the schedule and kept trying to take her to class, she was trying to cut class that day.
I've noticed that our dog is very keen on the expected routine being adhered to. For example, she is uncomfortable with being told to exit the car from the 'wrong' door or she will pester us to go to bed when she thinks that bedtime has arrived.
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