Saturday, May 23, 2015

500 Festival Parade

Every year I help with the equine units in the 500 parade.
We help get the horses & riders ready and then escort them along the parade route.
There were four units this year.

 The Culver Academy Black Horse Troop with their majestic Friesians.

 The Wells Fargo Stagecoach

 The Mid America Cowgirls

And the IPS Mounted Police

 Lots of prep work to get everyone parade ready!

Horses are groomed and some even sparkled up. 

Spit polished military uniforms are pulled on

Along with patriotic cowgirl & cowboy costumes.

When its all over, we are all dog tired!

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