Realised that I hadn't included my cutest shot! The horses used by the mounted police in Florence wear little leather shoes to protect their hooves from the cobbles!
I was reminded as one of my nicest work colleagues is back from maternity leave. As well as two sprogs, she has a new Jack Russell puppy and a SHETLAND PONY. The latter, Barney, is "everything you don't want in a man - short, bad tempered and ginger. And he tries to shag your leg all the time". Unlike a man, the pony can be gelded 8-).