Pictures & Prompts 194

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Photo credit: marosbauer/

Photo credit: marosbauer/


Tell the story of a man on an ordinary trail ride whose horse suddenly grows wings or a unicorn horn.


If you could ride a horse anywhere, where would you ride? For example, would you want to ride a Connemara pony in Ireland? Or take a horse trek through the Patagonian foothills of the Andes?


Write an article or blog post telling people about vacations that include horseback riding.


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