We have all wondered what Barbaro's response would be. At last, thanks to the always outstanding The Morning News, we have our (and his) answers. Here's an excerpt:
The leg's coming along fine, thanks, though not without setbacks. According to my trainers, I've lately been "spirited" and "feisty." I suppose this is true, but I don't really know what any of those words mean. Horses are generally clueless, irrational creatures. That's not a knock on us so much as a biological fact.