This Santa Claus and Reindeer ensemble was handmade by me for my Racking Horse, Rambo. Rambo and I won first place with this in a costume class in a pointed horse show for gaited horses. In fact, it went over so well that we wore the same costume in Baltimore, Maryland's Holiday Parade held November, 1999.
Rambo, a registered Racking Horse, makes his debut in the world of Thoroughbred Racing on May 13 at Baltimore, Maryland's Annual Preakness Parade.
This costume was handmade by my sister Donna and I for my Racking Horse, Rambo. My sister, dressed as a little girl astride the Carousel Horse, was carefully led around the ring by the little girls "mom" (me) during a costume class, winning the class at a pointed horse show in April 1998.
Sparky in Lights
Here is Dan in what was supposed to be part of our Halloween
costume but it was right before a big storm hit and as you can see it
was pretty windy. Not great pictures, but sort of an interesting
The Missouri Fox Trotter Celebration has an open costume class. this year,
Velvet and I came as the Sixties. I have a burned bra on the top of the flag
pole. I also have speakers on my saddle horn and played Aquarius with my CD
player. I painted flowers and peace signs on Velvet and on her "jeans".
Thanks for publishing these pictures. I need ideas for next year's costume
class. Is anyone willing to sell one of their costumes???
Here's pictures of Chance carrying Elvis (Becky). Chance is wearing a gold
cadillac, complete with blinking tail lights. "Elvis" tied a boombox to
chance and played Elvis songs. She threw little plastic mini cheesburgers to
Am submitting a photo of our Clydesdale stallion, Belvedere for your consideration. As a Gallant Charger, Belvedere battles Flash, the Dreadful Dragon (my husband, the green thing) for the hand of the Golden Haired Maiden.
Laura and Scarlett as Peter Pan and Tinkerbelle
Las Vegas Gold - T Rex : the horse-ah-ron-ah-saur-us and Jill Davis-Curtis: the Wild Cave Woman
Tiger and Tamer (Martine)
Rainbow Pony (1994)
"FiFi" the Poodle, ridden by "Tacki Bouvier von Smythe"(Martine)
Here's a picture of Ranger and I doing the Democrat Donkey costume. I
retired this costume after lots of people booed us in a parade.
Sheesh....can't they take a joke?
From Icelandic Horse Farm
Mandy Pretty as Alice on Christine Schwartz' Valur as
The White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland and Jesse Pretty on Skrekkur
both as Skeletons.