Writing Horseback

Feb 02 2013

The Clydesdales” Brotherhood”

"Clydesdale foal"
Have you watched the 2013 Budweiser Super Bowl commercial – The Clydesdales: “Brotherhood?” It’s a tear jerker for all horse lovers and anyone who has experienced the mixed emotions of selling a beloved horse.

 


Social Media and horses

 

"Budweiser Clydesdale foal"

Help name the Budweiser Clydesdale foal

Using the hash tag #clydesdales, Budweiser asked Twitter followers of @Budweiser and Facebook fans to help name the foal.

“This newest member of the Budweiser Clydesdale family was 7 days old on the day this part of the Super Bowl commercial was filmed,” said Jeff Knapper, general manager of Clydesdale operations. “A star was truly born on Jan. 16.”

But the young foal is not the only horse in the Budweiser Clydesdale ad; an 8-month-old, a 2-year-old, and a team of eight Clydesdale horses are featured in the “Brotherhood.”

According to Budweiser, the Super Bowl commercial chronicles the bond between a Clydesdale foal and his trainer.

Are you active on social media? Did you suggest a name for the new Clydesdale foal? I hope you’ll follow me on Twitter @Nancydbrown and @Ridinghorseback for all things related to travel and horseback riding vacations!

Photos and video courtesy of Budweiser.

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