Pat and Her Horse, Bill

Pat with her horse Bill

Here are a couple of great old pictures of my great aunt Pat and her old horse Bill. When my aunt (she of “Tootsie Rose Patricia” notoriety) saw the blog post about Pat she scanned them and sent them along.

Notice the wonderful old western saddle on Bill? That is sitting in my living room on an armchair right now. It was made by Riley & McCormick in Calgary sometime prior to 1940 (probably 1920s). It’s in beautiful condition still, and very comfortable…  I’ve ridden in it (though it’s just way too long for a short Arab back).

Bill wearing the old Riley & McCormick saddle


2 thoughts on “Pat and Her Horse, Bill

  1. Dom says:

    These photos are so cool 🙂 Thanks for sharing.


  2. […] of you may remember my post about my Great Aunt Pat. And also the old photos of Pat with her horse, Bill.  While cleaning up Pat’s place after she died, I happened across a box in her linen closet, […]


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