Monday, February 13, 2012

In a one-horse open sleigh..............................musical notes here!........

Sleigh Event~2012~ at the Beem Farm~Palmayra,Maine..........one of the best things in winter for me!  The 11th annual Sleigh Event-they have various events, maneuvers around obstacles, and the Currier and Ives event-my personal  fav-and of course sleigh rides!  So many different beautiful horses!




This is Amy Beem-it's held at their farm-a beautiful old farm with lots of their horses -barns and fields and woods.  The conditions were perfect-it was snowing lightly!!
   
This wonderful horse has big sleigh bells-you can hear him coming......love that!
A sleigh ride through the woods with my maintenance man is so high on my bucket list!!

It was a great day-one barn was heated to escape the cold for awhile and had four tables-2 with crock pots full of hot soups-every kind!  and homemade treats-rolls-biscuits-all to benefit local Trot Clubs!  Yummm...

Of course you know the little guy was there...riding in his own sleigh-but pulled by mom!  He went for a sleight ride in the hay wagon with the draft horses..........but then managed to find some tractor wheels!  and wasn't he surprised when one was elevated and he could actually spin it around!    Made his day!!

23 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

really beautiful! :)

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Calling by this evening as another Mosaic Monday participant, what lovely scenes you shared with us today.

mary said...

beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing...

Clint Baker said...

Thant looks like so much fun!

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Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Love those big draft horses -- gorgeous!

Beautiful photos and it looked to be a perfect day for the event.

Michaele said...

Awesome photos Rain! I love how you put them together and would have loved more to be there. All the photos made me happy but that very last one just put a smile all the way to my heart : )

Amy said...

Funny you post about sleigh rides and I did too! Although you had many more wonderful sleighs and horses then I had photos of...looks so magical and romantic!!! Ugh, if only the Captain thought the same as me....:-)))
Happy Valentine´s Day from Norway :-)

Lynne said...

Oh my, can I come to visit you and you can take me there!
I love sleigh rides, it has been a few years since . . .

Rose said...

I really enjoyed this series...I would love to once in my life ride in a sleigh.

Debbie said...

Rain......Currier and Ives moments for sure!! Just beautiful. Your photos are awesome...you make the best picture collages! We have a couple on my road that live 7/8 of a mile from my house. They have work horses and a large buggy (well that's what i call it) but it's not a buggy...a big rig that is open on the sides but has a roof and seats on wheels that probably as many as 20 people can ride in. The horses and pulling it. They go up and down the road excercising the horses. Such a beautiful site to see. They are farmers and they also roto-till our garden and move trees and brush for us if we need them to! I am wondering now how far Palmayra is from me? I must look that up. Great post Rain! Thanks for popping in to see me too!

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

Welcome to Barn Charm!

Isn't the lil guy a cuuutie! heheheee
I bet he had a BLAST!!! =)

Love that roof on the barn, looks like a nice one!

Thanks so much for joining in & linking up to this week's Barn Charm =)

Keetha Broyles said...

Hot soup and rolls in a heated barn - - - heaven!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

I would love to have a sleigh ride and hot soup and rolls in a heated barn.
Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Margaret said...

Just perfect (and I that baby in the sled is adorable! Great horses too.

smilla4blogs said...

This looks so festive and fun and your collection of photos is terrific. They really set the scene and create a wonderful mood!

Love your fresh new blog look too...it's a delight to see how you tweak it now and then!

Elaine said...

Looks like it was a lovely day. The horses and your shots are beautiful!

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Beautiful!

Regards and best wishes

Beth said...

wonder if you pronounce that the same way as where we live in VA? i wonder? great barn. (:

Rain said...

Thanks everyone for the lovely comments-trying to answer them all-but life is a little topsy-turvey going between my moms and my house every couple days! Have a great week!!

Mimi Foxmorton said...

My dream come true!!!!! :)

(And I had to laugh at your snow covered flamingo! I have one, too!)

Kelly@CCCC said...

Looks absolutely beautiful! Horses and snow are my weakness! I just joined your blog and so glad I did! Thank you for sharing your day of family, horses, sleighs, and beauty!

Nancy said...

These are great photos. That one of the horse in motion is very cool, and I love the two horses in their red halters. But they're all wonderful photos. Thanks for visiting my blog and commenting. God bless.

Lili said...

WOW Rain, just the sight of those beautiful creatures fills me with emotion like those Budweiser commercials they play at Christmas. How beautiful and I had never heard of this place before. I so want to go, that is so cool that it's right here in Maine. Thanks for sharing this! ~Lili