First, Happy New Year!
So you know what that means over here on The Horsey Set Net …
Horses in the Rose Parade!
The broadcast begins at 11 am and runs until 1 pm EDT.
I give HGTV credit for its commercial free broadcast which grants us glimpses of the equestrian units.
However, that may not be enough — or wasn’t enough, depending on when you read this. No problem. I’ve got your back.
First, a preview from the Rose Parade social media, Twitter and the Facebook page.
— Rose Parade (@RoseParade) December 30, 2017
A listing of the equestrian units appearing Rose Parade show the usual supsects, aka the ones we love to see every year.
Equestfest is a pre-parade show presented by all the equestrian units of that year. Last year’s was cancelled because of an outbreak of equine herpes, according to the Daily Bulletin (and my hazy memory.)
Back in the heyday of TV westerns, actors rode in the Rose Parade, as you’ll see in this Classic Horsey Set Net post.
Here’s another blast from the past, but the recent past, in 2017:
Still not enough horses?
Okay. I understand.
Not the Rose Parade, but an Aiken, SC, holiday tradition. The Hoofbeats Christmas parade in video made by Aiken Tourism:
So, welcome 2018!