50 HORSE HITCH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member petendot
N 45° 25.290 W 075° 25.336
18T E 466963 N 5029862
Quick Description: A life-size Monument of the Clydesdale's Lead Team used for the Guiness Book of World Records "50 Horse Hitch".
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/5/2011 11:45:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMBCGP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1
Views: 29

Long Description:
In 1995 the Guinness World Record 50 Horse
Hitch was held to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Navan fair. This
consisted of 50 Clydesdale horses hitched as
one team and driven 3.5 km through the village
by Willard McWilliams. There is a life-size monument of the lead team, Tony and Duke, on display at
the fairgrounds. Forty to fifty thousand people
witnessed this thrilling event.
Date the Record Happened: August 13th, 1995

Where did this record happen: Navan, Ontario

Who Broke this record: Willard McWilliams & Clydesdales

Is there something to see here?: Yes

What is there to see here: Life Size Replica of Team Leaders, Tony & Duke

Website that Shows record happening or area now: Not listed

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