Intermission at The Fantasia was a chance to rake the ring and set up for the rest of the show.

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The first act after the Intermission was called Take You Higher. It was clear from the set up that it would involve jumping but I wasn’t expecting the show that we got.

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Did you know that a miniature horse can jump just about as high as a full sized horse?

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That’s what this little demonstration was all about. First the miniatures , then the full size. Then the bar was raised and around they went again.

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As I recall the bar was raised 3 times before they started knock the top rail off.

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The Friesian Spectacular was a real crowd pleaser. Clay Maier rode one horse while driving a 2nd.

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It’s pretty amazing to see the coordination between the two horses and one rider

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But just in case that wasn’t exciting enough for you, The Canadian Cowgirls were back.

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Their show was exciting enough to be the finale.

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You know, the last song or dance in a show that brings everyone to their feet?

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But there was one last segment.

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Look familiar?


And then it was time to fight the crowds and the cold and the traffic and head for home.

I apologize for the poor quality of some of the photos. I need much more expensive equipment to avoid so much noise in low light situations, but even with the shortcomings, I had to share.

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