Monday, October 17, 2011

Horses From the Parade

I told you about the horse show and costume parade, but I also want to show you some of the other horses in the parade.

"I told you I don't want to be in a parade. Pull all you want.
You can't make me!"

"If you're the clown, why do I have to wear this wig?"

"Can I pick up radio stations with these things?"

 PAINT horse

Even backsides were decorated-

A fairy tail?

Evidence!

Purple tails might be the new rage at barns.

TRIVIA:

This next guy wasn't in the parade, but I caught a glimpse of him in the show ring. He's a Norwegian Fjord Horse, which is a light draft breed. Notice his mane. It was trimmed and shows the dorsal stripe that ran down the center of the mane. This is what's referred to as a Primitive Marking.




"Patrice. Tell my fans that I have a dorsal stripe. Okay?"
"Honey, I don't think they're going to believe it."
"I know. You just can't believe it. Right?"
"Wendell, you don't have a stripe. You have no Primitive Markings."
"But Cocoa said the Sharpie Marker would do the trick."
"You really shouldn't listen to the pony. Okay?"
"Can I just wear it trick-or-treating? I want to go visit my friend in SC."
"Wendell, we don't go trick-or-treating in other states. Be a good boy and I'll give you a carrot."
"How bout two carrots? One for each side of the handsome horse. Okay?"
"I guess so. Now stay away from the pony and the markers!"





10 comments:

  1. Love Norwegian Fjords...I think they're adorable:)

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  2. wendell, you're beautiful au naturel!

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  3. Oh Wendell! You scoundrel! LOL Look at your purple marker! You know, YOU don't need primitive markings darling- you are gorgeous without them!

    Love your captions Patrice!

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  4. What wonderful creatures! Purple stripes and glitter fairy tails and all.
    Weezer

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  5. Love these photos. The horses are so cute.

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  6. Lovely post Patrice. Please tell Wendall he's so handsome and really DOESN'T need that purple stripe!

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  7. Oh Wendell - you're so handsome,why would you want a purple stripe?

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  8. My husband loves Fjords. He calls them "Mohawk horses." If he'd ever take an interest in riding, I'd get him one.

    Tell Wendell his stripe is lovely.

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