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2013-01-14 23:02:21

Lewis Mill Farm is expecting a beautiful Gypsy Vanner foal that's for sale now. The birth of the foal is expected to place in late April. Vienna, GA (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Lewis Mill Farm, a friendly, small, quaint farm in Vienna, Georgia that breeds miniature horses and miniature donkeys, is announcing the expected birth of a Gypsy Vanner foal. Liberty Hill´s Lexie, the granddaughter of one of the most brilliant Gypsy Vanner Horses known to man, The Lion King, is in foal this late...

2009-06-11 07:15:00

KATY, Texas, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Horse breeder Doug Kneis of Katy, Texas, has imported dozens of rare British Gypsy Vanner horses to the United States over the last several years - but he's never, he says, had a horse quite like Sundance Kid, the stallion he's bringing across the Atlantic this month. The 6-year-old stallion, dark buckskin with white splashing markings over his belly and chest, is as flashy a horse as any Kneis has seen, but he's also exceptionally gentle. "A child can...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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