This is zoophilia, and the people call themselves "zoos" -- a term that separates them from people who commit bestiality. That, say zoos, is rape, an act of aggression and domination. Whereas
most common animals would be the dog and horse, but of course all
domestic animals you would find - cow, sheep, goat, donkey etc., and
general those who are raised around horses are more inclined to be
attracted to horses, and the same goes for dogs, but there certainly
are many cross-overs who are not involved with just one species and may
have dogs as well as horses (or other animals). Every animal is
different and each has their own uniqueness.
I asked James whether he knew whether he knew zoophilia was more common
among people of a particular demographic group -- age, sex, ethnicity,
religious beliefs, education, profession. He told me it occurred across a complete demographic spectrum.
They come from
Note: Movie trailer for the documentary based on that man's story is at the top of this post.