A thread of rating every horse emoji:— Horse Girl Autumn (@jelenawoehr) November 6, 2019
Apple, iOS 13.2
Total lack of withers explains lack of saddle. Back flatter than my coffee table explains lack of rider. Horse is ewe-necked, with a tiny head. Best suited for liberty training, would not recommend for performance work. 6/10 pic.twitter.com/PYtiMUvsth
Horse Girl Autumn is both a writer and an equine enthusiast, so who better to judge the various horse emojis? They are designed to be cute, but that sometimes means that biological accuracy is sacrificed, more so from some services than from others, and completely unintentional.
WhatsApp 2.19.244— Horse Girl Autumn (@jelenawoehr) November 6, 2019
Here we see the opposite spinal problem, lordosis, or "sway back." Common in senior horses, but this animal appears youthful, so likely a congenital defect. Very heavy on the forehand. Smiling, should have good temperament. Suggest as companion only. 4/10 pic.twitter.com/G87qe1Et57
You can read her original 14 horse emoji critiques at Threadreader, or in the original Twitter thread where people submitted more horse pictures for her analysis. And then she did another thread where she rated jockey emojis. -via Kottke