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Whitney Cummings’ shocked fans react as she holds six-month-old baby in front of tight horse: ‘Completely irresponsible’

Whitney Cummings’ shocked fans react as she holds six-month-old baby in front of tight horse: ‘Completely irresponsible’

Whitney Cummings’ shocked fans react as she holds six-month-old baby in front of tight horse: ‘Completely irresponsible’

By Christine Rendon for Dailymail.com

23:36 17 June 2024, updated 00:25 18 June 2024

Whitney Cummings shocked fans after she shared a video of herself holding her six-month-old baby in front of a tight horse.

The 41-year-old comedian was branded “completely irresponsible” after she posted a clip on Instagram of herself interacting with the excited animal while holding her baby boy.

In the video, posted on Monday, Cummings happily held her pet son – who raised his legs in the air as her child giggled with joy.

She took a few steps back as she asked her friend, who was out of frame, if she had caught the moment on camera.

‘Are you ready?’ she asked the child before charging towards the animal again.

Whitney Cummings shocked fans after she shared a video of herself holding her six-month-old baby in front of her horse.

Whitney playfully held her son towards the horse once more as the animal repeated the same motion of joy, lifting its two front legs into the air before placing them back on the ground.

‘You like?’ Whitney asked her child who was still giggling.

“He’s a cowboy, baby,” Whitney captioned the post.

While many fans felt the video captured a cute moment, others criticized Whitney for what they perceived to be a potentially dangerous situation.

One accused Whitney of being “completely irresponsible” and accused her of using the child for social media likes.

“No matter how well trained the horse is, it’s still an animal and something could go terribly wrong. Using your child for an Instagram like is completely irresponsible,” one fan posted.

Another called it “a bit pointless”.

“Seems a bit pointless…the horse can knock you both down in a second with an unpredictable move,” wrote another.

Viewers had a choice with Cummings’ video
Cummings’ child giggled throughout the video
She approached the horse with her little boy in her arms
The child could not have looked happier
“Why would you ever run directly at a reared horse with a baby in your arms?” one posted

One viewer who claimed to have been raised on a horse farm called the video “completely reckless”.

“As someone who grew up on a horse farm, this is completely reckless behavior,” they wrote. “Horses are extremely sensitive to energies. Your instinct should be to never do this. It’s not just horses that kick with enough force to kill an adult. I can also stomp. Like, how many of these psychotic videos are we going to witness. This poor kid was a prop from day one.

‘WTF! It’s dangerous as hell!!!!!’ one viewer wrote.

“Why would you ever run directly at a reared horse with a baby in your arms?” one posted.

“Bad idea,” wrote another.

It comes six months after Whitney welcomed her son, her first child, into the world

“Wonderful moment, but very dangerous. I wouldn’t do that.

“So it’s not safe.” You don’t have to know horses,” wrote one.

The horse appears to belong to Whitney as she has posted it on her account several times before.

“So cute I’m sure she’s very familiar with her horses, their behavior and what’s safe,” wrote one fan who defended her.

Whitney has previously spoken about equitherapy and the rescue horse she adopted.

Whitney has previously spoken about equitherapy and the rescue horse she adopted

“I grew up around horses … I started doing ectherapy because there’s a certain point where you’re so crazy that therapists can’t help you anymore,” she explained on the Rachael Ray Show in 2017.

“Everything about the way we live today is that we all want to be in control, we want results, we want to be perfect, we have a list…horses you can’t control. They are stronger than you. So the leg lift, they’ll only lift it for you if they know it’s important to you and if you’re not trying to pressure them or rush them,’ she explained.

“Horses sense ‘you’re desperate’… but as soon as you say, ‘if you want to do this, fine, if you don’t, fine, they’ll do it for you. ” So usually when I go in there with them, the first thing I do is cry just because you’re so emotional.

Whitney explained that she adopted a former dressage horse for just one dollar. ‘I bought it for a dollar and saved it!’

The latest Instagram video comes six months after Whitney welcomed her son, her first child, into the world.

She gave birth to her baby boy in December 2023.

“He 3-D printed a human. Be glad I never brushed again,” she captioned her first photo of the baby.