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I Love Horses: A--Z

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I Love Horses: A--Z

I Love Horses: A--Z

A is for... Appaloosa. They have 
blankets on their rumps. 
B is for...Belgian. They work 
hard and can pull up stumps. 

C is for...Clydesdale. They're 
BIG bays with white fluffy feet. 
D is for...Dartmoore, a pony 
from the moors--so sweet!

E is for...Egyptian, the finest 
horse on desert sand. 
F is for...Fresian: Big black War 
Horse--a Knight's demand. 

G is for...Gypsy Vanner, a rare 
beauty like fairy tales. 
H is for...Hanoverian. The best 
all-round from England hails. 

I is for...Irish Tinker. A loyal 
horse that's black and white. 
J is for...Java Pony. He's 
Indonesia's working sprite. 

K is for...Knapstrup. He's a 
horse full of leopard spots!
L is for...Lipizzaner: Grey 
leapers known in the Big Tops!

M is for...Mustang. Wild and 
Free--roams America's West. 
N is for...Nonius: Big-headed 
black and drives the best. 

O is for...Oldenburg. Dressage 
ribbons just get bigger. 
P is for...Palomino. Roy Rogers 
named his, Trigger. 

Q is for...Quarter Horse, 
cowboy's fav'rite! Does 
Everything!
R is for...Racking Horse. His 
ride's so smooth it will make 
you sing. 

S is for...Spotted Saddle Horse, 
Gaited beauty everyone loves. 
T is for...Thoroughbred. Racing, 
"The Sport of Kings", he does. 

U is for...Ukrainian Riding 
Horse: Beautiful born after 
War's end. 
V is for...Vlaamperd: Flemish 
black stallion and true friend. 

W is for...White Horse(Albino). 
The Lone Ranger's 'Silver'--of 
course!
X is for...Xilingol. He's 
Mongolia's riding draft horse. 

Y is for...Yonagui, a chestnut 
pony from Japan. 
Z is for...Zebra: African wild 
but tamed by man. 

A personal therapist long past 
the end,
The love of a horse...is the 
love... of a Friend. 

deborah burch
02.28.2013

For Cyndi's contest

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  1. Date: 11/27/2013 1:23:00 AM

    Deb, Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. You know me I’ will always enjoy stopping by with love and support, no matter if I do not Understand what I am reading at times. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 12:51:00 AM

    OMG! I just love this wonderful poem Deb. I think it is my all time favorite of yours and sure is going in my fav. file. Congratulations on your wonderful well deserved win! PFT needs to see this!

  1. Date: 4/19/2013 12:24:00 AM

    Congratulations, Deb! So close to placing 1st in Cyndi's ABC contest! Doh! In my comment below I was cheering-on this poem to win 1st place....its the 1st place poem in my books(hold on, I am not undermining any decisions, nor the poem that placed 1st in the contest :D).

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:19:00 PM

    Deb, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 4:04:00 PM

    Great educational winning work..Congrats on your win.Sara

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 1:50:00 PM

    Quite a write! I love horses too. My daughter has been on me for weeks to take her riding since it has warmed up. I've also been known to tear up the court in donkey basketball...which is hilarious and fun.

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 9:17:00 AM

    Loved this, Toots! What a gift! Thank you thank you. and congrats! This was such SUCH a hard contest to judge-- info on a subject combined with enough language to make it TRULY poetry. You did this so well. Hugs and love, Cyndi

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 7:12:00 PM

    Oh my how fantastic!!! Don't you want to illustrate it..let's see if we can find a magazine for it who takes reprints!!! Congrad's on Your win, Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 5:24:00 PM

    Deborah, excellent abc poem, you've taught me a lot about your love of horses! Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 12:05:00 PM

    Well, I would simply be a horse's ass if I did not take the time to tell you how much I loved this poem of yours!!! Great job. Ride 'em cowgirl!!!! Joe

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:45:00 AM

    Great win for this awesome poem. Congrats, Deborah !! Jag

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 9:15:00 AM

    wonderful! you've done this so well - who knew there were so many types of horses? (not me!). congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:40:00 PM

    Awesome, Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 3:59:00 AM

    This is amazing. From a fellow horse lover, bravo. Rick

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 7:59:00 AM

    Wow Deb......you certainly did your homework for this one, had no idea there were that many different kinds of horses....very informative and excellent write! Hugs

  1. Date: 3/14/2013 4:02:00 PM

    Holy-holy horses!! Wow! You did it great! I didnt write mine yet ... but I dont think I could compete with this one. Excellent work, Deborah! Best of luck in Cyndi's contest...you dont need it. Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/11/2013 3:25:00 PM

    The use of both rhyme and acrostic is amazing! It looks like your choice of form was very limiting, yet it all flows together nicely.

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 12:19:00 AM

    Whoa....you actually came up with a horse for every letter -- I am so impressed! I generally don't enjoy reading ABC poems, but this one is fantastic. Your poem flows right along at a good pace. I am cheering for this one to win 1st place in the ABC contest :D

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 5:16:00 PM

    unbelievable great work i have to fav. this was just what i needed from a fellow poet today. thanks you for doing this. john

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 2:16:00 AM

    My God, A to Z on horses, unbelievable, great effort, Deb:) Jag

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 12:00:00 AM

    oh my gosh, you worked so hard on this one I can really tell because you made your lines very short and had to make each pair of lines go together for each rhyming couplet. how wonderful to see your love of horses too.

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 3/3/2013 3:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Andy you are so encouraging to me. Thank you so very much for taking the time for me. Live you bunches deb
  1. Date: 3/2/2013 1:01:00 PM

    This is sensational, I love this and it should do very well. I am glad you liked spiritual world because I wrote it with you in mind, seriously I did, it was something you said in a comment to someone's poem, can't remember which one, but it was for you... have a good weekend...David

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 3/3/2013 3:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much for everything. I may need to send you another recipe !! Lol. Big hug love you bunches cap'n deb
  1. Date: 3/2/2013 1:07:00 AM

    What a great and informative write. I had no idea that there was a complete list of equine breeds from A-Z. I don't know a lot about horses But one thing I missed was the Pinto. I love the Palimino. It's blond and beautiful in its form. I also like the Clydesdales because of how majestic they are. But I like the Pinto, because they seem to be anxious and ready to go. Or maybe it's because that's what Tonto rode. Either way, thanks for making me think. Good job. Rockman

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 3/3/2013 3:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Lol. Thank you Randy. I guess I will just have to write one about the Pinto...it's a small horse The paint horse is as beautiful and bigger and my spotted saddle horse is black and white as well. Lol. You are so kind thank you. Huggsss deb
  1. Date: 2/28/2013 8:27:00 PM

    An absolutely superb write. This one is being listed as a favorite.

    Burch Avatar Deborah Burch Date: 2/28/2013 10:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Robert I am so honoured. Thank you for your kind encouragement !!! Love deb