Forget trick-or-treating — dressing your horse up as a ghost/joker/skeleton/Grim Reaper is the way to celebrate Halloween in style this year.
Whether you’re the type of person that slaves over a costume for months to make sure you wow on show day, or one that takes the cheat’s route of bagging a supermarket bargain, we’ve all indulged in dressing our horses and ponies up once or twice. And this time of year is the perfect opportunity to go to town. Surely your horse won’t mind a green mane, unicorn horn or fake wound?
As the trick-or-treaters start flooding in over the weekend, make sure you have your treats at the ready for humans and horses alike. We wouldn’t say no to this spooky bunch…
Amy Gallagher riding her Welsh section D at a showjumping competition
The ghost stable
Louise Maryon’s horse in his haunted stable
The dreaded clippers
From Sarah Kelk, this is Mouse Corbett feeling spooky and her pumpkin carved out with the words of her nemesis
A pair of devils
Deacon with her pony Southwaite Calendar Girl
A sleepy-looking wizard
Sophie Claydon’s Welsh section A rescue pony Piper.
I know that we’re all human and therefore we all make mistakes from time to time, but there are some…
… another witch
The Grim Reaper
A halloween medley
… and another witch
…another Grim Reaper
The skeleton riding another skeleton
The skeleton riding a spider
And finally… one last witch?
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