The Horse and the Stag

12. THE HORSE AND THE STAG. There was a Horse who had a meadow all to himself until a Stag came and began to injure the pasture. The Horse, eager to punish the Stag, asked a man whether there was any way of combining to do this. "Certainly," said the Man, "if you don't object to a bridle and to my mounting you with javelins in my hand." The Horse agreed and was mounted by the Man, but instead of being revenged on the Stag, he himself became a servant to the Man. [more info]

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