Miniature horse trots along sidewalk in East Vancouver [VIDEO]

Drivers and pedestrians along Kingsway may have done a double-take today when they spotted a horse trotting along the sidewalk through Cedar Cottage today - a true 'neigh'-bourhood event.

See video
Drivers and pedestrians along Kingsway may have done a double-take today when they spotted a horse trotting along the sidewalk through Cedar Cottage today - a true 'neigh'-bourhood event.

Drivers and pedestrians along Kingsway may have done a double-take today when they spotted a horse trotting along the sidewalk through Cedar Cottage today - a true 'neigh'-bourhood event.

The horse was visiting east Vancouver as part an urban petting zoo, co-sponsored by Midland Liquidators and the Cedar Cottage Pub and Coffee Shop. This annual event offers urbanites the chance to rub shoulders - and shanks - with sheep, goats chickens and horses.

Midland Liquidators, located at 1234 Kingsway, has been hosting the pre-Christmas barnyard event for the past few years, as a way to celebrate the holiday season and give back to the community. Midland directs a portion of their profits to community-based projects, both domestic and international. Here in Metro Vancouver, they support the Mission Possible and Youth Unlimited. Overseas, they support the Hope Academy in Liberia and an orphanage in Ukraine. For more information check out Midland Liquidators.

More in News

Views from a refugee camp: Who gets into heaven?

I have just returned to Vancouver Island from Greek refugee camps where I met a Yazidi man named Jason who told me about his escape from ISIS in Iraq.   His story begins on a desert road where a...

Vancouver's bicycle sharing grows as 15 new stations installed

Mobi bicycle by Shaw Go in Vancouver. Photo by Christopher Porter from Flickr Creative Commons

International Women's Day Concert celebrates female musicians who turned tragedy into triumph

Every March 8, on International Women's Day, we hear about the achievements of brilliant, talented women around the world. But how often do we learn about the physical and mental disabilities or...
Speak up about this article on Facebook or Twitter. Do this by liking Vancouver Observer on Facebook or following us @Vanobserver on Twitter. We'd love to hear from you.