Valley Hunt Club
Marshal: Sarah Babcock
Number of Horses: 7
Updated on: 11/16/2012 1:35:20 PM
The magniticent Friesian horses are bred and raised by the Leyendekker Family in Visalia CA
The FRIESIAN (Frisian) is a horse breed originating in the north of the Netherlands. Although their conformation resembles that of a light draft horse,the Friesians are graceful and nimble. Their black coat, thick mane and tail are characteristic.
The Valley Hunt Club initiated the Rose Parade and been an enthusiastic participant from 1890 to 1897 and continuously from 1983.
Traditional Hunt Clothing of the late 1800's.
English Show Tack of Black Leather
A 33 foot long 1868 C.P.Kimball and Company Park Drag Carriage pulled by four Friesian horses.
Marshall Sarah Babcock Rider Cameron Fox Rider Denise Melone Carriage Driver-Gerben Leyendekker In Carriage - Richard K Durant President of Valley Hunt Club Wife - Sharla Durant 9 Family Members
This is the 22nd time for Sarah Babcock 4th year for Cameron Fox 6th year for Denise Melone
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