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A chestnut mare and her frisky foal frolic about a paddock while there's an outbreak of tweed at a local 'cross-country' event

Amateur film 1949 2 mins Silent

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This delightful short film shows a chestnut mare grazing in a paddock accompanied by her recently born foal. The foal is very frisky and darts about as it explores its surroundings though never straying too far away from mother. This sequence is followed by an equestrian cross-country event - featuring several riders tackling some quite severe looking obstacles, in front of numerous spectators. Watch out for the horse that refuses to jump a set of gates.