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Wassail Parade showcases holiday spirit

By Bruce Longley

Locals and visitors donned costumes, rode horses and sung carols to celebrate Wassail Weekend, Dec. 13-15 in Woodstock. Despite rainy weather, the holiday spirit was not dampened.

Judges gave awards for costumes. Best individual horse and rider went to Sue Miller of Bradford. Best group award went to Cathy Mercurio of Pepperell, Massachusetts with her Mrs. Claus costume and mini horse. Best horse-drawn vehicles went to Tracy Johnson Draft Ponies of Barnard. Best junior entry winner was Lunar Hill Icelandics from Bridgewater, and most historical was awarded to  Chip Kendall and Antoinette Matlins. The judges choice award was given to Lynn Bradley from Caanan, New Hampshire, who rode her horse side-saddle.

By Bruce Longley
By Bruce Longley
By Bruce Longley
By Bruce Longley

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