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Science and a little white magic

Pam Burke

My 4-year-old horse has super powers: He is naturally impervious to electrical shock.

That's a bit of a problem when he lives on a place where electric fencing is used to keep horses out of danger.

I know that seems like a bit of a contradiction: deliberate electrocution will keep him out of danger.

But it's not like the jolt is powerful enough to stop his heart or anything — if it were I'd be dead several times over by now. It just, y'know, gets your attention and makes you not want to go there again. Though I have by accident.

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