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Old 10-03-2017, 10:28 PM   #34
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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.
Guide dogs are a special example, because they're trained to argue with the person. Such as when a car is running a red light, but the person only knows they have the walk signal.
I can't think of any other owned animal not just trained to obey the human without question.
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