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Noon: Riverfront Offers Pony Magic

The newest attraction at Riverfront Park provides modern city kids a taste of old-fashioned country fun. Now, in addition to riding the painted ponies on the Looff Carrousel, children have an opportunity to ride the real deal. On April 23, Story Book Farm Ponies began offering pony rides, just across the river from the Carrousel. The sweet Shetlands have proven to be a hit. On a recent Saturday morning, a steady stream of kids gathered under the rainbow-striped awning. Three-year-old McKenna Ewing ran to the corral and climbed up the gate. “Oh! Look at them!” she gasped. “Their hair are crazy!”/Cindy Hval, SR. More here.

Question: How often do you visit Riverfront Park?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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