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MOM "DUCHESS'" -- On Maternity Leave
Breed: Welsh Pony; Height: 13 Hands; Weight: Approx. 700 lbs; Color: Chestnut/White Paint.
Type: Warm-Blooded Pony (other Warm-Blooded Ponies: Hackney Pony, Welsh Cob, Dales Pony)
What She Does: A delightful, beautiful addition to our family! We love this little lady.
Owner: California Riding Academy

Quote: Interesting fact: BLACK BEAUTY'S Mother is named Duchess.
Duchess is on Maternity Leave and due any minute. We have a poll on who will deliver first: Instructor Krista or Duchess.
UPDATE: Krista won and delivered in OCT, 2010. CONGRATS Krista!! We are still waiting for Duchess... DUCHESS delivers on CHRISTMAS DAY!

Reason for Maternity Leave... "NOEL"
Owner: California Riding Academy


We found out who Dad is!! His name is Midnight and he is a Welsh/TB cross.






She was born CHRISTMAS DAY 2010, in the early evening.


Here is "NOEL" napping at one-day old



Napping with her friends the hens...




Her first halter.



Noel at 3 months goes out to pasture to grow up and learn
how to socialize with other horses.






Noel and Duchess August 2011. Look how BIG she is!


Hanging out with Crusin' and Mom. August 2011


Pretty sure she is a Silvertip Gruella.


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