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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Good Horse Fence

Cedar Island, North Carolina

 I'd like this place place if it were not for the cold wind constantly blowing.  No, I did not go for a horse ride.  I am not that much of a horse person.  And then, there was that cold wind thing too.
I like this fence for the mish-mash of materials put together to make it.

Down the fence line a ways it began to get more colorful for some reason.  
It might be a horse thing which I did not understand.  

We were at Cedar Island waiting for the ferry to carry us over to Cape Hatteras,
a wait which turned into an over night affair. 

For more fences check out TexWisGirl's GOOD FENCES



27 comments:

EG CameraGirl said...


Yep, someone frugal has used bits of this and that to create this.

eileeninmd said...

It does look like a mish mash of materials. Their way of saving money, maybe! Love the view of the water in the second shot! Happy Thursday!

TexWisGirl said...

yup, use whatever you've got - or whatever is handy! :) thanks for linking!

bj said...

hahhaa....love this mixture of fence..

MarkD60 said...

I don't think the wind is always cold!

Anonymous said...

If you cannot find a fence then this is just as good. Very creative snaps of idea entry of mix match fencing.

Mary Hone said...

That's what you call making do.

Anonymous said...

Quaint and colorful, that's for sure!

GreenComotion said...

Sometimes, you gotta do, what you gotta do; fence building with materials found on the work site, not an exception :

Peace :)

Felicia said...

as long as the horses didn't escape.

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BumbleVee said...

looks like twine from bales of hay.... my sister has piles of reds hanging on her post near the hay shed.... ...there is blue on last year's batch... must be several different types and colours available....

next time I'm there I'm taking a photo of it... great idea for a photo op......

21 Wits said...

Both are fun, and the no smoking sign is wonderful! Outside, but hey don't want to make the horses sick with by smoking! Surely your second photo is by a very creative artist!

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

A refugee from the Cambridgeshire fens, probably; that's just the kind of fence they build in those parts.

photowannabe said...

Mish Mosh is the perfect word for the horse fence.
Definitely has character....

Spare Parts and Pics said...

An eclectic mix for sure!

DeniseinVA said...

I guess necessity is the mother of invention can be added to this series of interesting and fun looking fences.

Stephanie said...

An interesting fence for sure.

Randy said...

Doesn't look very sturdy.

Rose said...

I love that fence for the same reasons you like it...it is just interesting to look at!

Brian King said...

Wow, that really IS a mish-mash!

Jenny said...

What a fence!

Margaret Birding For Pleasure said...

fences made of many materials.

CJ said...

What a strange combination of materials. Good catch.

Thanks for visiting my Good Fences post.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

That's a very neat fence indeed and a beautiful part of this country. Enjoy your travels!

NatureFootstep said...

a little too much for my tste. But fun to watch.

jade said...

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