The status changes with people, whether they are celebrities or whatever. With horses, they are comfortable with their pecking order. The higher ones are responsible leaders and the lower ones are satisfied to be able to have the herd to warn them of predators and seek out the best feeding grounds. As they age, horses lose some of their hierarchy and in the event of an injury their order of importance can go down a few notches until they regain full potency and fitness. Our herd leader for the last 14 years has reveled in his reign unchallenged……This little half pint stold our hearts from the minute we saw him……..fuzzy, chubby, awesome is all…..