Kids are naturally curious, innocent, and adorable. They depend on grown-ups to provide their basic needs which include limitless emotional support, but what most people tend to overlook is how these little ones have so much to teach us in their own sweet ways. Children show us that happiness can be experienced in the simple things. Most importantly, they teach us how to treat humans and animals with kindness and respect through their actions. Take this little girl and her unconventional morning routine. It goes beyond the usual wake, bathe, eat, and play. She toddles excitedly towards each horse in the stables to greet them by giving them a gentle pat on the head.
The best part is how the horses return the affectionate gesture. The gentle giants respond by nuzzling the charming blonde little girl, making it look like kisses are being planted on her tiny nose. Kudos to her mom and dad for raising her to see animals as friends and not just creatures good for entertainment and ownership! She doesn't seem to treat it as a chore either, and it seems no one insisted she befriend each horse. You can tell by the smile on her face and the eager way she approached each horse that this is something she absolutely loves doing.
Raising kids that love and respect all animals will not only give them fond memories to look back on and heartwarming stories to tell. They will learn to always be compassionate towards animals and most importantly, know when and how to help each creature, whether it's through adopting stray cats and dogs or coming to the aid of those who need rescuing. Being respectful and kind to animals also increases empathy and compassion in children, and teaches them to be sensitive and considerate. It will also instill a sense of responsibility in them and shape them into good examples for everyone they meet.
We know that all animals have instincts that help them identify good people from the ones they should be wary of, and it's clear in this stirring video which category the little girl falls under. It's one precious moment after the other as she goes from one beautiful horse to another.