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more like a command than any- thing and was just ex- actly what my hus- band and I needed to hear at that moment. Several hours later Kiskasen was given the OK to travel. It is some-

what amus- ing that Britta did not know the breed of the foal that was supposed to arrive at her barn to be introduced to her mare. She said, “well, I hadn’t thought to ask about the breed of the foal prior to the transport. I was somewhat surprised to find out it was a Clydes- dale.” She took the sur- prise well however, and in no time at all Kiskason was unloaded. Due to the covid 19 pandemic, once the foal

arrived at Bennett Valley Ranch everyone donned masks and gloves. Britta had saved the placenta from earlier that morn- ing, and Carl and Kirsten rubbed the colt with it thoroughly. Then Britta draped it over the foals back and led in the dis- traught Whiz Ms Dolly. After a few tense min- utes the mare began to relax and to everyone’s relief allowed Kiskasen to nurse. Meet Spindrifts Kis-

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is

strong enough. Og Mandino Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. ~ Theodore Roosevelt UPBEAT TIMES, INC. • JUNE 2020 • Pg 17

ka se n , and his adopted mother Whiz Ms Dolly.


is now growing up at Ben- nett Valley Ranch, a beauti- ful facil- ity owned by long time rein- ing horse breeder and NRHA Non Pro competi-

tor Britta Jacobson and her husband Ted. This is not a place one would expect to find a pure-

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bred Clydesdale colt, let alone one who has a 14.1 hand quarter horse for a mother. A significant portion of

the approximately 600 Clydesdales born in the United States each year are bay, with the other colors being chestnut, black, or roan. Kiskasen is one of the small per- centages that will be black once he sheds his baby fuzz. So, the next time you

see Budweiser Clydes- dales performing in commercials during Su- perbowl or in a parade… you’ll wonder if Kiskasen will grow up to become one of them with a little red quarter horse fol- lowing alongside as his mother.

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Light travels faster than sound. Tat’s why some

people appear bright until you hear them speak.

It’s hard to explain puns

to kleptomaniacs because they always take things literally.

I lost my job at the bank on my very first day. A

woman asked me to check her balance, so I pushed her over.

I went to buy some cam-

ouflage trousers yesterday but couldn’t find any.

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