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    Default The Young Girl Who Got One of the Queen's OTTBs

    And what she went on to do with him! A great story! Don't miss the video at the end - a review of the Queen's ponies and horses at the Diamond Jubilee! God Bless the Queen!


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    I love this story.
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    Fantastic story!


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    The video brought on auto-tears.

    "Of course it did", my very kind and understanding husband says.


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    Most excellent!!!! I like that tb's are making a comeback.
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    Lovely! Thanks for sharing


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    Splendid! Bravo!!


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    Wonderful story. Thanks for posting.
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    What a moving story and wonderful video. Thank you for posting this.


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    Lovely story. Thanks for posting.


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    I think I have something in my eye.... *sniff*. What a wonderful story!
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    Great story! Go TBs!!! Thanks for posting!
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    Awww - what awesome exposure for OTTBs! Whoop!
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    love all the ponies in the clip! but what was monty roberts doing there?
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    Beautiful story.
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