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Why horses make great wedding guests: pics

When wildly distant cousins that you can hardly recall meeting and Godparents you haven’t heard a squeak from get the nod to your wedding — as well as plus ones of friends that you wouldn’t recognise in the street — it seems mad not extend the invitation to your horse.

And if the thought of dealing with slobber and horse poo in your white dress is a step too far, a life-size cut-out might do the job.

Horses at weddings

Horse & Hound recommends that riders wear riding hats when mounted, even on your big day!

Take a look at these 23 horses with unusual companions

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