A Lovely Pastoral Scene
couldn't describe a prettier scene. It's a pasture set in rolling
hills, with a few scattered mature trees. The wooden fence winds
its way down the hill, to the flowing stream. One can almost feel
the early fall air, as it gives the scene a crispness to all the
greenery What could be better? Add a horse!
it a solid shimmering brown, with a soft wispy mane. A young
filly perhaps, playful and sweet. Yes, this would be a fanatastic
scene. But... the composition may be difficult to arrange for a
good photo, if the horse is DUMBER THAN A SUB-PRIME MORTGAGE INSURER.
young filly needed to be freed from the tree after curiosity got the
better of it and it wedged its head between separate sections of the
horse, called Gracie, was unable to free itself and could have been in
danger were it not for a passer-by who was able to come to the rescue
after he heard the horse whinnying .
Harschbarger, a neighbour in the town of Pullman, West Virginia, USA,
arrived at the scene which resembled the image of Winnie the Pooh
getting stuck in the honey tree.
Harschbarger collected his tools and was able to carefully set the
horse free by using a chainsaw to slowly cut the wood around its neck.
However, before he did so, he was able to take a few photographs."
Gracie is said to be making a full recovery. But we suspect that Gracie may be related to Peggy in South Tyneside.
"Pub bans horse from boozing in bar"
the 12-year-old black beauty had become a regular after wandering
inside her local one day when owner Pete Dolan, 62, forgot to tether
her properly while he popped in for a pint.
She quickly found she loved supping John Smith's and chomping down beef crisps with the other drinkers.
now the Alexandra Hotel in Jarrow, South Tyneside, has had a makeover -
and landlady Jackie Gray, 46, has decided her hoofprints are no longer
welcome on the new carpets.
Jackie said: "Although she is probably cleaner than some of my other customers, I had to put my foot down.""
[bonus question - What is today's musical reference?]
America - The Complete Greatest Hits
Release date: By 2001-08-21
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