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Aug. 16, 2018 | Thursday
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Letter to the editor: From the Sentineal Family
Letter to the editor. (File photo)

The Sentineal Family has a long tradition of having horses in the Old Town.

In the 1970s Fred did weddings for friends and family. This was supported by the late Fred and Jackie, his parents.

In the late 1980s we continued this tradition and added tours to our repertoire.

We took a leap of faith in 1992 and took it on as a business.

The why of it is simple: Fred was always a natural with horses and we really enjoyed meeting so many wonderful people and having the opportunity to take part in their special times and occasions. It was a great way to share our beautiful horses and town with visitors and locals alike.

We had a young family and wanted to be with them and raise them as a part of our family business, so Sentineal Carriages was created.

It has not been easy. We take so much pride in what we have been able to bring to the town.

Our objective was to try to make a living doing what we loved with our family and horses. Our staff members present and past have enriched our lives and our business with their hard work and dedication.

They, as well as our beloved horses are family to us.

Now we find ourselves in the spotlight, being accused of all sorts of terrible abuse of our horses and being all about money.

Fred, our staff and I are so thankful for all the support we have received from the community and beyond.

All the encouragement and kind words make an otherwise difficult situation much more tolerable.

We plan on being here for many years to come with our family and carriage horses.

We are so privileged to be able to live and work in such a wonderful community.

Thanks to all for your support and friendship.

Sincerely,

The Sentineal Family

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