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HR: when two horse people marry :)

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  • HR: when two horse people marry :)

    There's been a ton of threads on this recently, and since our wedding was almost exclusively "horsey," I thought I'd throw this up so others can get some ideas!

    When two horse people marry:
    Your DH will show his, uh, discipline, in his choice of clothing
    Your discipline might be obvious in a more subtle way
    Your farrier is a guest!
    Cops show up....
    You find you can't put down a fork even outside of stalls. Seriously, the fork was in a lot of pictures.

    Some of our decorations included:
    Recycled horseshoe candle holders.
    Apple and sugar cube centerpieces (and yes, you might even catch a friend eating the decorations...).
    "Boy" and "girl" horseshoes on the cake table, with a pot full of rolled oats, on a runner of burlap.
    We also had half barrels filled with straw and topped with apples.

    Had to share!! Hopefully the mods will leave it up!
    COTH's official mini-donk enabler

    "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl

  • #2
    Congrats! Lovely pictures. My BO is a 70 year old cowboy that my pom adores. He came out of the house dressed in his best jeans and cowboy attire as he was headed to a wedding and she growled at him! Didn't recognize him all spiffed up until he called her name.
    McDowell Racing Stables

    Home Away From Home


    • #3
      Cute -thanks for sharing.


      • #4
        That's awesome! Really cute, and not over the top.. i love the horseshoe candle holders! Very nice.


        • #5
          Beautiful red vest, very appropriate there.

          I like a fellow that knows what hat to wear and how to wear it.

          Thanks for showing the pictures and definitely it was horse related, yes it was.


          • #6
            *OMGiH I Loff my Mare* and *My Saddlebred Can Do Anything Your Horse Can Do*


            • #7
              Now that's my type of wedding! I love it!! And you look gorgeous.
              "People ask me 'will I remember them if I make it'. I ask them 'will you remember me if I don't?'"


              • #8
                The Mods won't dare touch this! Completely horse related and either making everyone else jealous or giving others great ideas. Very lovely and thanks for sharing. Best wishes!


                • #9
                  Love the red dress, too! Great pics.
                  “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                  ¯ Oscar Wilde


                  • #10
                    All i can say is im JEALOUS.... mine will be horsey....and hunting!!! Lol
                    Nothing better than an OTTB.... Just Plan Partners,Penny, you have stolen my heart<3



                    • Original Poster

                      Thanks everyone! It was a blast, we made everything ourselves; the Farrier gave us about 150 old shoes for free. We wound up gifting about half or more of the candle holders out to guests, which was awesome. Even better, you can kinda tell in some of the pics, but it was held in a remodeled horse barn!!

                      And I love my red dress!
                      COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                      "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl


                      • #12
                        I laughed at the fork.

                        You look beautiful.

                        What fun ideas. Very creative.


                        • #13
                          Do you have a full wedding album?? I am so not creative and need inspiration for my wedding

                          I only have 5 months and nothing planned


                          • #14
                            Awesome....you looks gorgeous, he looks very handsome! Got proposed to
                            in the barn aisle where my horse was boarded at the time.


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Bluey View Post
                              I like a fellow that knows what hat to wear and how to wear it.
                              REALLY need a like button for that statement and "Your farrier is a guest."

                              Beautiful wedding, OP! Congrats!
                              "Radar, the man's ex-cavalry: if he sees four flies having a meeting, he knows they're talking about a horse!" Cptn. BJ Hunnicutt, M*A*S*H Season 4, Episode "Dear Mildred"


                              • #16
                                Those photos are great. You look beautiful, he's handsome..and dapper!

                                Best wishes to you both!


                                • #17
                                  Congratulations! Looks like a lovely, horsey wedding
                                  The Little Red Mare: French Curve

                                  and my non-horse blog: oh, rebecca!


                                  • #18
                                    You are glowing!

                                    Looks like a fabulous day. Well done and congratulations!
                                    "Aye God, Woodrow..."


                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by JBCool View Post
                                      REALLY need a like button for that statement and "Your farrier is a guest."

                                      Beautiful wedding, OP! Congrats!
                                      Our farrier is my fiance's best man!


                                      • #20
                                        I love it! Congratulations, and thanks for sharing photos of your day!
                                        "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein