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NEKO - Our Friesian Mare
Neko pulling The Meadowbrook
Our beautiful Friesian mare, Neko, is the signature horse of BARNBOOTS and provides the inspiration for the foundation of our professional (and personal!) life with horses. From her alert brown eyes and finely sculptured ears to her long black flowing mane and tail, she radiates beauty, curiosity, gentleness and a zest for life.
When Neko draws out in front of a carriage or a sleigh, she is the epitome of the proverbial carriage horse. Her trot is animated and full of action, made all the more spectacular by her generous leg feathering and proud head carriage.
Full of presence, this wonderful mare has an affectionate, gentle, sensitive disposition and steals the hearts of all who meet her. She has an engaging spirit, an enduring curiosity and above all, an unassuming approach to life; she is an inspiration for us to remain focused on the beauty and simplicity in all our lives.
And to add to her charm, she is also becoming quite the local celebrity: