It makes no sense to stand still! Meet Monty, the relaxed pony who prefers to sit, just like Eeyore
- Owner Jemma Govier was so concerned about the pony’s behavior that she contacted the vet
- She was reassured that Monty has no underlying health problems, just a relaxed attitude
- Cornish health care assistant said ‘He’s been doing it as long as I’ve had him’
- Miss Govier and Monty have shared, likes, and comments 11,000 times online
Monty the pony loves nothing more than to sit on his butt and watch the world go by.
And no, that is not a figure of speech. The work-shy Monty really sits on his butt like a mopey Ieyore.
Owner Jemma Govier was so concerned about 12-year-old Monty’s behavior that she contacted a vet – to be reassured that there were no underlying health issues, just a relaxed attitude.
Take it easy: Monty is on his butt. Owner Jemma Govier was reassured that the pony had no underlying health issues, just a relaxed posture
Miss Govier, 28, a health assistant from Redruth, Cornwall, said, “He’s been doing it as long as I’ve had him.
‘I’ll turn around and he will sit on his butt and look like he has no worries in the world.
“He definitely prefers the relaxed life.”
Miss Govier and Monty have collected 11,000 shares, likes and comments on Facebook.
She added: “People have told me he looks like Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh or that he sits like a dog.
“I had never seen a horse do this before, but it happens regularly with Monty.”
Seated example: Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh. Miss Govier said, “People have told me he [Monty] looks like Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh or that he sits like a dog ‘