(Closed) I need opinions on horse-drawn carriages!

posted 5 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
3572 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I think it’s way over the top.  But it’s your wedding, not mine!

Post # 4
981 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

I’ve never seen one in real life but I do find them a little over the top/cheesy, to be totally honest with you. However, that would be as unexpected as me getting a huge poofy ballgown with a tiara. It’s just not my bag. But if it’s your bag, that’s awesome and I think you should do it. 

Post # 5
161 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@VictoriaK1990:  Personally, I think it’s cheesy…a friend of mine did it and her dress smelled like poo for cocktail hour, damn horse farted the whole way over.

Post # 6
5956 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@VictoriaK1990:  …all I can think is, ” I hope that horse isn’t blowing apple farts in the bride’s face”

Cause horses fart…a lot

Post # 7
1326 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I am not a fan. A friend of mine did this at her wedding and it was just another item on a long list of tacky choices. What about a trolley or a cute classic car?

Post # 8
2555 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

way over the top

Post # 9
2957 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

Reminds me of Big Fat Gypsy Wedding.

Post # 10
3725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@VictoriaK1990:  I think it’s fine and classic. If that’s what you’d like, DO IT! I highly doubt you’ll smell like poo.

Post # 11
8041 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Well, it seemed normal in Will & Kate’s wedding lol.

It’s your day… go for it. I would think it’s a bit OTT, but who am I to judge? Then again, I think most weddings are OTT. Some would say my ring is OTT. To each their own.

Post # 13
3692 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

If it’s normally done where you live, it’s fine.  I had one because I got married in a tourist town where horse-drawn carriages are all over the place.  But it was a quick ride around downtown for Darling Husband and me after the ceremony.  There was no big entrance in the carriage.

If people normally get a limo in your area, I think the carriage is over the top and likely to piss off people driving on the roads around you.

Edited to add:  Your Dear Fiance doesn’t like classic cars???  What the heck is wrong with him?




Post # 16
11747 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

my opinion is over the top and cheesy. sorry.

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