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Rose Parade on TV – We’ll see a horse, even if it’s a “stuffed” one

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Roy’s singing “Four Legged Friend” in a Bob Hope movie called “Son of Paleface.” If you can’t see the embedded video, click here.

One of my pet peeves about Rose Parade coverage on TV is that producers tend to cut away from the equestrian units. Not this year, by cracky. Especially if you have access to RFD-TV.

In celebration of Roy Rogers’s 100th birthday in 2012, the TV network’s float will feature their stuffed Trigger and Bullet, bought at the Christie’s auction of Roy Rogers memorabilia last year.

Uh, they’re not gonna cover them nose-to-tail with flowers, are they??

Rose Parade, virtual-style

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The USC Band, led by the team mascot The Trojan riding Traveler

I have to give HGTV credit — they ran the parade with very limited commercial interruption. And, thank you too, Jenny Craig. I’m happy to give you a freebie shoutout for your New Year’s gift to us horse lovers.

On HGTV, we saw all but one of the equestrian units in the parade. All received a “lower third super” identifying the group.

Apparently, those who watched other networks weren’t so lucky, according to some commenters on the Horse Channel website article about the parade.

But, not to fear, The Horsey Set Net has your back. With the help of various sources, we’ll have our own virtual Rose Parade.