Archy, The Farting Horse is the latest example of funny flatulence igniting the internet, with a YouTube video of the windy horse attracting millions of YouTube fans.
The YouTube video of Archy, The Farting Horse is titled “Horse Passing Gas,” and while not a brand new video, it has just recently started to really rip, going viral as more and more people pass on the news of Archy’s farting prowess.
The farting footage of Archy was originally posted to YouTube in May, 2012, reports CBS News, and features Archy the horse rolling onto his back to seek the most optimal position to potentially blow the roof off the barn.
So without further ado, particularly for all those fans of flatulence-gags, shenanigans, and general humor, ladies and gentlemen, it’s Archy, The Farting Horse.
The authors of the video note that Archy, The Farting Horse lives in Blossom Valley at the “Rocking Horse Ranch” in the eastern part of San Diego County, CA.
While the video of Archy is obviously funny to many, the backstory of Archy, The Farting Horse is also one of abuse and misery. But fortuntely Archy’s story has a relatively happy ending after being saved by his current horse-loving owners, and Archy, The Farting Horse video creators.
Archy’s owners also explain on their website that Archy is a farting horse for a reason. He has some intestinal issues that make breaking wind for him more difficult than it is for other horses.
“We rescued this good boy after he was close to death from starvation. He had also been severely abused. He still has much healing to do as you can tell… To find out more about helping Archie and other horses in need of rescue or rehabilitation please visit our website at www.RockingHorseRanch.org Visit our “Contact” page to join us on Facebook. You can also help by re-posting this video! Thanks for your support! This ranch adopts large animals that are rescued from abuse, neglect, etc. Archy has a intestinal issue and he cannot pass gas normally like other horses. Archy has a unique playful personality and keeps us laughing and on our toes. He also likes to take his own reins and walk himself. :).”
Archy, The Farting Horse’s owners also note that neither sound effects nor editing were used in the production of Archy’s viral YouTube video.
[Image and video via YouTube]