Socks the Horse at Western Feed, Orangevale, California 95662
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural
N 38° 40.700 W 121° 13.330
10S E 654645 N 4282581
Quick Description: This oh-so-popular horse has graced the front of Western Feed and Pet Supply since the mid-1980s. It's located at 8980 Greenback Lane, Orangevale, California. If you can't stop in, at least smile as you drive by.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2012 2:59:17 PM
Waymark Code: WME4HV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 5

Long Description:
This full-sized fiberglass horse stands in front of Western Feed and Pet Supply, 8980 Greenback Lane, in Orangevale, CA 95662. The horse has been here since the mid-1980s, and is generally known as "Socks." There was a period where it was renamed Eileen, but that did not stick. Ask the clerk at the store for more on that temporary name.

The horse undergoes periodic updating, painting, and the donning of various costumes, just to keep passersby interested.

This store is one of a chain of stores with the same name.
For more information see their web page (visit link) .
Physical Address:
8980 Greenback Lane
Orangevale, CA USA

Web site: [Web Link]

Horses Name: Socks

Background Story:
This particular horse was put in place in 1985, replacing an even older one which simply wore out. The horse undergoes periodic painting and updating, and often has on a costume befitting the season. Socks was informally renamed Eileen until the supports were reinforced.

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