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 Posted: Sat Mar 29th, 2008 06:55 am
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" Must look good on a horse." 


As I understand it, Robert E. Lee was a bit vain about looking good on horse.  As I understand it, one of his "weaknesses" was enjoying being admired by women.

It is a common story, and I'm sure someone can bring it up in it's enjoyable entirety -  but the story Of General Lee, post war, interacting with two wide-eyed and admiring young women as he sat on Traveller.   And,  Traveller whinnied and bucked and seemed althogether a bit wild, so that Lee seemed quite a masterful horseman.  And, it turned out, the whole time, Lee was almost impercetively needling Traveller with Lee's spurs, so as to wild the horse and impress the ladies, LOL!

Last edited on Sat Mar 29th, 2008 06:56 am by JoanieReb

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