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Bradd Pitt Buys 6 Shetlands and a Horse for His Family

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  • Bradd Pitt Buys 6 Shetlands and a Horse for His Family

    Of course we will need some photos from the paparazzi to see how Angelina and the kids are doing with their riding. Maybe we should invite him to post here.

    http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/397/309420.html

    There are seven new additions to Brad Pitt's Chateau Miravel estate, in Aix-en-Provence, as he splashed out on six Shetland ponies for his children, and a horse for his partner Angelina Jolie as a surprise.

    Brad, 47, and Angelina, 36, already ride and hope to take Maddox, 10, Pax, seven, Zahara, six, Shiloh, five, and twins Knox and Vivienne, three, pony-trekking.

    Speaking to The Sun a source said: "Brad ummed and ahhed about it for a while but decided to go for it.

    "He wasn't sure whether they'd find the time, as teaching the children to ride will take a lot of man hours but thinks it will be worth it in the long run.

    "He thinks it's best for them to learn to ride while they're young."
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

  • #2
    It was the "six Shetlands" that caught my attention, not the Brad Pitt angle (don't give a toss about Hollywood celebrities).

    Six Sh*tlands. . . That's a whole barnful of evil right there!

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    • #3
      Oy, 6 spawns of satan in pony form all in the same place at the same time?!.

      They're nuts!
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      • #4
        Do they ride?
        And by "they" I mean the parents.
        If not, Oy.

        Aren't the kids kinda young yet for ponies?

        Maybe they can get Madonna to come teach them..... <Evil Grin>
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        • #5
          How many of you want to join the betting pool on the length of time it will take for these ponies to be passe for the Pitt-Jolie clan?
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          • #6
            Angelina Jolie, a distant cousin of CatOnLap, is a reasonably good rider. ( Can't you see the resemblance? She has a host of adopted kids, fame, good looks, money, and Brad Pitt...and I have...A Cat on my Lap!)
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            • #7
              Originally posted by 2DogsFarm View Post
              Do they ride?
              And by "they" I mean the parents.
              If not, Oy.

              Aren't the kids kinda young yet for ponies?

              Maybe they can get Madonna to come teach them..... <Evil Grin>
              If they don't know how to ride (take care of the horses), I think they'll have plenty of money to spend on good trainers and good horses and knowledgeable grooms and helpers.

              Their kids are between 3 and 10. The 3yrs old twins are maybe a bit young but the 5-6-7-10 are just perfect.

              and what's with the Madonna comment? She's been riding for a long time, I'm sure she'd know enough to teach those kids!
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              • #8
                Let's hope that the ponies are not as naughty as this little Welsh fellow:

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=aUaP0t5IUnM
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                • #9
                  I thought they loved their kids!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by see u at x View Post
                    Let's hope that the ponies are not as naughty as this little Welsh fellow:

                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=aUaP0t5IUnM

                    "DAMN I can't get that tick off my back!!"


                    naughty little stinker...and that silly bucking pony!

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                    • #11
                      I think it's been posted on here in the past that Brad Pitt used to show (in California?) under a false name so he could enjoy his horses in peace and quiet. I don't remember if he did reining, or cutting horses, or what. Something in a Western saddle, IIRC. And probably a big old cowboy hat, pulled down low!

                      I don't have much use for him or Angelina, but it's always nice to see people who want to get their kids into horses. And I will give him credit for getting a pony for each kid, so they each have their own!

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by MHM View Post
                        I think it's been posted on here in the past that Brad Pitt used to show (in California?) under a false name so he could enjoy his horses in peace and quiet. I don't remember if he did reining, or cutting horses, or what. Something in a Western saddle, IIRC. And probably a big old cowboy hat, pulled down low!

                        I don't have much use for him or Angelina, but it's always nice to see people who want to get their kids into horses. And I will give him credit for getting a pony for each kid, so they each have their own!
                        Very thoughtful - each pony has his own child to torment, so no jealousy among the little herd of demons.

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                        • #13
                          I think this is good for the horse industry overall. When really famous people take up the sport, the fans may try it as well.

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                          • #14
                            The little herd of demons will definitely "make em or break em"...lets hope they make the kids good riders and not the other way around. lol

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                            • #15
                              LMAO!!! Six shetlands - good luck! Shoulda gone Welsh!

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by MHM View Post
                                I think it's been posted on here in the past that Brad Pitt used to show (in California?) under a false name so he could enjoy his horses in peace and quiet. I don't remember if he did reining, or cutting horses, or what. Something in a Western saddle, IIRC. And probably a big old cowboy hat, pulled down low!
                                Well he sure looked good under that hat in "Thelma and Louise"
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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Mtn trails View Post
                                  Well he sure looked good under that hat in "Thelma and Louise"
                                  You were looking at his face in that movie?!?

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by MHM View Post
                                    You were looking at his face?!?

                                    Must admit the butt was pretty cute in those wranglers.
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                                    • #19
                                      Brad seemed to ride quite fine in Legends of the Fall.
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by DLee View Post
                                        Brad seemed to ride quite fine in Legends of the Fall.
                                        I knew there was a movie where he rode...

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