Champion Horse Watches SkyHD On a 52” LCD

Posted Fri Jul 24, 2009 at 10:00 AM PDT by

Has better home theater than half of the US.

Why the long face? Because there’s a horse in England who has a bigger TV than me, that’s why! In an interesting piece of PR for Sky Sports and the Longines International Horse Show, a former champion show jumper named Belle De Harlequin has been set up with a dream house, including a 52 inch HDTV and SkyHD. For the sake of avoiding confusion, Belle De Harlequin is a horse.

De Harlequin, called Belly Bumps for short, is said to respond to the action on screen by her veterinarian, who says that her ears are pricked forward, meaning that she’s responding to the sound and images.

Owner Vicky Davies set up this elaborate stable for the horse after it was injured and forced to retire from competition. “People might think it’s extravagant but this old timer deserves a little pampering,” she says. “I didn’t want Belly Bumps to miss out, so I decided to go after the next best thing, a luxurious stable a stone’s throw from the action”

Check out pics of the stable , the horse, and the TV atHorsemart.

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