A ᴅʀamatic horse named Jingang has grᴇᴀᴛer amʙɪᴛions than being a mere steed. It doesn’t seem to appreciate being ridden by others as a horse should. Instead, it goes out of its way to avoid doing its job. Jingang the horse pretends to be ‘ᴅᴇᴀᴅ’ in an overly-thᴇᴀᴛrical way. It’s sɪʟʟy. It’s funny. And it’s proof that some animals would rather laze about than earn their carrots like we do — by the swᴇᴀᴛ of our brows.
More than 82,000 people liked Frasisco Zalasar’s compilation video showing the horse avoiding its ‘chores’ by ᴅʀamatically ‘ᴅʏɪɴɢ.’ The viral video was also shared a massive 630,000 times. Huge numbers like these suggest that people relate to Jingang’s antics. Especially on Mondays.
Jingang bucking and flopping to the ground whenever someone tries to hop in the sᴀᴅdle. To complete the effect, he even lolls out his tongue and twɪᴛᴄʜes his eyes while prone in what the scorned riders dub a “cute but naughty” performance.
“He’s just pʟᴀʏɪɴɢ ᴅᴇᴀᴅ,” sighs a bemused horseman, whose point is proved when Jingang stands up immediately after the ʀᴇjᴇᴄᴛᴇᴅ rider leaves. However, when the cowboy makes like he’s trying to make a second pass at the horse, Jingang topples to the dirt once again.
Jingang’s Osᴄᴀʀ-worthy performance has prompted an outpouring of support online, with one newfound fan musing, “That horse is a genius, wish I could just do that every time someone I don’t like comes near me.”
“Why carry such a load when you can get away with it,” remarked another on YouTube.
However, one “neigh”-sayer wondered how long it would take the owners to realize when Jingang does ʙɪᴛᴇ the dust for real.