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  • A sleigh ride...

    This was sent to me, don't know who created it, may be someone here since they live outside of Upperville, but it is just lovely. Enjoy!!!

    http://vimeo.com/8300445
    Laurie

  • #2
    Beautiful! Thanks for passing this along.

    Now, how about a reindeer sled ride?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJcxyeZk3zs
    The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
    Winston Churchill

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    • #3
      Its our own GoTheDistance! Goooood Pony! and NICE sleigh ride Thanks for the ride GTD

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      • #4
        That was AWESOME! Thanks for sharing. Think it's too late to add a pony and sleigh to my Christmas wish list?

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        • #5
          That was so neat! Even my non-horsey SO watched it with me. Talk about a "Currier and Ives" moment--so cool.

          And Andy the pony is pretty darn neat, too. Looks wonderful for 27.

          I also took a look at her hunt videos. Oh, if only! We have one hunt here in WA and I live 3 hours away. Another wish of mine.
          Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!

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          • #6
            That was wonderful! Thanks for sharing it!
            "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

            http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/...2011%20Photos/

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            • #7
              His Greyness' Christmas Card

              His Greyness was also in his twenties when he took us on a sleigh ride a number of years ago. Baby Belgian hasn't yet learned to drive so I couldn't repeat this with the latest snow, but he likes to play in the snow.
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              But all the finest horsemen out—the men to Beat the Band—
              You’ll find amongst the crowd that ride their races in the Stand

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              • #8
                Hey LaurieP,

                That video was first posted on the off-course forum thread about the recent blizzard. That video just made my holiday season! I simply love everything about it: the scenery, the bells, the ribbons, the fantastically adorable pony, Andy, and the voice of his kind person! Hollywood couldn't have made a more perfect scene. And how 'bout that farm (or is it called an estate in those environs?): gorgeous.

                Spread the wealth and create more warm, fuzziness!

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                • #9
                  His Greyness, thank you for that as well! Beautiful and cheerful, makes me misty.

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                  • #10
                    Bumping this up, because I enjoyed the video so much last year.

                    http://vimeo.com/8300445

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                    • #11
                      Me too RDR!!

                      Thank you for bumping that up! How seasonal is it??? I love Andy. I want to be his person!

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                      • #12
                        Awww. I drove carriages for a while for a tourist thing. Awful job but when we busted out the harness bells it really put me in the spirit <33 Adorable video.

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                        • #13
                          That could not have been more wonderful! Thank you so much.
                          Touchstone Farm. Visit us at the slideshow of our Dutch mares and foals below! 30 mnutes of photos.
                          http://www.smilebox.com/playBlog/4d6...304f513d3d0d0a

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                            #14
                            Thanks for finding this and pulling it up again! I had forgotten all about it, but it gives such joy to watch it (and I can use a little joy right now)! I posted it on FB, too, so it will get more exposure and all my Dalmatian friends can enjoy it too. Thanks!
                            Laurie

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                            • #15
                              Thanks for bumping this up. What a wonderful pony and a beautiful video.

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                              • #16
                                I saw this when it was orginally posted and saved the link for times when I needed a sentimentality fix.

                                Thank you to the OP and Andy and his person.
                                F O.B
                                Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                                Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique

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                                • #17
                                  Thanks or reposting, since I missed it the first time!
                                  \"Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it.\" Anne of Green Gables

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                                  • #18
                                    That is just wonderful......we really need a sled....this video will get me one for sure .

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                                    • #19
                                      Wonderful video.
                                      Free bar.ka and tidy rabbit.

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                                      • #20
                                        Thanks for that....felt like I was right in the sleigh!!

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