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Old 12-07-2011, 12:21 AM
Malacandra Malacandra is offline
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Originally Posted by tomndebb View Post
Could be. That would be a bit over 22 mph., which sounds like a decent speed for a standardbred, (or even a trotter), when pulling a sleigh across packed snow.
I had a kind of an idea it was 240 hoofbeats to the minute, which to my musical ear sounds like a briskly-trotting horse (march tempo with twice as many legs), but I'm no horseman.