Horse Apples

For those of you who think horse apples grow on trees, stop reading right now. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Monday seemed to be the perfect day to share this post - one of the great challenges of living in an area with lots of horses - Horse Apples.

Particularly when certain dogs find the smell and, er, flavor irresistible.

Can you believe the hu-dad makes us go around these delicacies?


  1. TeeJay on February 15, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    What kind of cider comes from horse apples?

  2. 47 on December 1, 2011 at 11:36 pm

    Very common around our house: “Ewwwwwwwwwwwww you’re getting your teeth brushed!”

  3. Kari on November 29, 2011 at 5:12 pm

    Mine prefer those made by moose

    Stop on by for a visit

  4. The Ao4 on November 29, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    Our mom and dad are the same way! Can you believe that?!?! What a bunch of … well… you know.
    Play bows,

  5. siku marie on November 29, 2011 at 12:52 am

    Don’t feel bad about not getting horse apples…not only can we not have cow pie, but we are not even allowed to sniff it, dig in it, or roll!

  6. KB on November 28, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    Those apples are a big issue around here too! Fortunately, they don’t seem to make the dogs sick but I never let them kiss me after a fresh pile of apples appears on our trails!

  7. Sam on November 28, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    There is nothing worse than having a pup burp in your face after having feasted on one of those. We have several horses as well as our boys – it’s a constant challenge!


  8. achieve1dream on November 28, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    Hehehehe horse apples make the best treats lol! Luckily mine are around them so much they aren’t too interested in them. They prefer what the cat leaves. Yuck!

  9. Ryker on November 28, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    Moose droppings to you too!

  10. Huffle Mawson on November 28, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    I. Have nothing to say.

  11. Karen on November 28, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    Our dogs love horse apples! I’d much rather they ate those than cat poop, at least they are only digested grass and a bit of grain.:)

  12. Elyse and Riley on November 28, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    Riley says those horse apples look as yummy as the little rabbit “peanuts” she’s been enjoying in the yard over the last few weeks! I guess the rabbit poop looks just like kibble…pretty sure I don’t wanna know how they taste though! Horse apples=BIG kibbles!

  13. HoundDogMom (Sherri) on November 28, 2011 at 11:48 am

    Oh my gosh, I would hate to see what Amiee would do with Horse Apples. BOL….The cat poop and stuff is bad enough. We would have to say we would turn around and go back home if we came upon those Apples. 🙂 Sniffs, The HoundDogs

  14. jack & moo on November 28, 2011 at 10:50 am

    We find those on the beach sometimes! Hey, woo know what else smells incredible? Horsey hoof-prints! Really – give em a sniff soometime!

    jack & moo

  15. Mogley G. Retriever on November 28, 2011 at 10:38 am

    Apparently your Hu-dad does not know the law of the road. Smelly things are smelly because they need sniffing, and more….

    Mogley G. Retriever

  16. HUSKYS RULE on November 28, 2011 at 9:02 am

    We have never tried such delicacies but we are sure our Hu-mom would also deprive us.
    Licks & Nibbles,
    Kody & Nia

  17. houndstooth on November 28, 2011 at 8:26 am

    It boggles the mind! How could the Hu-Dad deprive you like that?

  18. Wild Dingo on November 28, 2011 at 3:35 am

    Ah! Merde!

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