Horse at Tram crossing

I was walking along the pavement when I met a horse. No, it’s not the beginning of a joke, it happened to me recently and up close he/she ( I did not look that closely!) seemed pretty big .  I managed to “pull over” on to the grass verge and then watched as the horse and rider manged to negotiate heavy traffic by the tram crossing.

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Polite notice: Please keep clear of my hooves I will be running in the Grand National this weekend.

Fortunately I had my camera to hand and was able to capture the events in real-time as they often say on the sports programs. Each photograph I have annotated to give the opinions of the horse if it could articulate its thought aloud.  No doubt the skill of the rider also had something to do with the safe crossing and their onward journey to the stables at the back of Heathfield.

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I have never met a horse called “trams” before. Does he live round here?

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Still trying to find a safe place to cross , such a nag.

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Half a furlong left, I hope they don’t call me back for a false start

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Phew! safely across and not much further until I can enjoy a bag of oats

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