Friday, 13 May 2022

Festive Friday with Hotesse, Violette and Vidock!

 

Hotesse: Wise neighs, everyone, and welcome to our festive post! Why festive? Because we have three, count them, THREE birthdays this week! I kicked off the ball on Wednesday, followed by The Big V on Thursday, and today is my daughter Violette's birthday! Isn't that fun?

Let me start with a photo taken by #1 on my birthday. She of course came to visit me and bring me treats!


You know, 27 is a grand old age for any horse, but it is particularly rare in Percherons. Just like large dogs vs small dogs, the draft breeds tend to have shorter lifespans. I guess I am lucky and have pretty good genes, eh? And you know the best thing? I am now living my golden years in a place where I am loved and well taken care of, and I would like to say a special thank you to those among our blogging friends who helped #1 make that happen three years ago. She could not saved me and my youngest daughter, Heloise without the generosity of friends. As you know, my joints are a bit creaky but, as #1 says, so are hers! I get the right medication and #1 and Ms. C say I look really good! Here is another shot of me taken a few days ago:



The Big V: Handsome Neighs, everyone! Can you believe that I am 13 years old? I still feel like a three year old! Of course, this is what I looked like when I was three:


Do you see my bro, woofie Tommy in the picture?

And this is what I look like now:


Don't you think I have improved with age?

Violette: Pretty neighs! Today is my birthday! I am also 13 today, just like The Big V. #1 tells me that I grow more beautiful with each passing year!


I look a lot like my Mama, Hotesse, except that I am bigger. You can see it in this picture, where I am on the left and mama is on the right:


I am eagerly waiting for #1 to arrive, with apples and carrots!

13 comments:

  1. happy birthday to you all... and we hope for many many many more

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  2. You are all looking wonderful! Happy birthday to all three of you. It is nice to see Tommy too.

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  3. Happy Birthday, Hotesse,Vidock and Violette!!!
    Lets hope that you'll celebrate many more birthdays, together with #1!

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  4. PAWty in the paddock for all these horse doggies!

    I will share my carrots!

    H&K&W,
    Willow

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  5. Happy Purrthday to one and all. Mum says she remembers when Hotesse and Heloise came to stay. Has it already been three years!

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  6. Happy Horsey Birthdays! You all look very good, and it was nice to see a photo of Tommy, too!

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  7. Happy 13th Birthday to Vidock and Violette!
    And a special Happy Birthday to Hotesse, the Grand Dame!

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  8. all three of you are really, really beautiful. age becomes you all

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  9. Happy 13th Birthday Violette!!! Vidock, at 13 you are looking super handsome :)
    Mama Hotesse looks great too and I am so happy you and Violette were rescued!!!! Happy Birthday Hotesse. A lovely day for celebrating all those birthdays!
    Purrs, Julie

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  10. All of you sure look most wonderful and we wish each of you a most Happy Birthday!!!

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  11. Happy Birthday to all three of you. We're so glad our mom could help bring Momma Hotesse and Heloise into #1's care. You all sure have the best mom possible.

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  12. Happy birthday to all three of you!

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  13. Happy Birthday to all you equines ! And many more !

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