Clydesdales arrive at Mystic Seaport, available for viewing

Clydesdale handler Dave Thomas leads one of the famous Budweiser Clydesdales from the travel trailer into the stable Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. The team is in town to march in Sunday's Mystic Irish Parade and will be available for viewing by Seaport guests through Sunday. The horses are being housed in a tent stable erected on the seaport's Village Green and will harnessed and hitched to walk around the museum grounds on Saturday. The parade steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday from the south lot at the museum. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Clydesdale handler Dave Thomas leads one of the famous Budweiser Clydesdales from the travel trailer into the stable Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. The team is in town to march in Sunday's Mystic Irish Parade and will be available for viewing by Seaport guests through Sunday. The horses are being housed in a tent stable erected on the seaport's Village Green and will harnessed and hitched to walk around the museum grounds on Saturday. The parade steps off at 1 p.m. Sunday from the south lot at the museum. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Budweiser Clydesdales have arrived at Mystic Seaport, and will participate in the Mystic Irish Parade on Sunday. 

The horses are being housed in a special stable on the Museum’s Village Green, and are available for public viewing during regular museum hours. Children ages 13 and younger will be admitted free to the museum.

The eight-horse team will be harnessed and hitched to the red beer wagon at the museum on Saturday, and will walk the grounds for a period of time.

The Clydesdales schedule at Mystic Seaport:

Thursday: Clydesdale stable open for public viewing; public can watch grooming of horses until 3 p.m. After 3 p.m., two horses will be available for viewing.

Friday: Clydesdale stable open for public viewing; public can watch grooming of horses from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. From 2 to 4 p.m., there will be a single horse “show,” which allows for the public to get up close to a Clydesdale for photos and petting.

Saturday: Clydesdale stable open for public viewing; public can watch grooming of horses from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. From 3 to 5 p.m. the horses will be on the hitch for a parade through the museum grounds.

Sunday: Clydesdale stable open for public viewing; public can watch grooming of horses from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At 1 p.m., the horses will join the Mystic Irish Parade, leaving from the museum grounds. The team will return to the museum at the parade’s conclusion, and be available for public viewing until 6 p.m.

Clydesdale handler Lane Soendker leads one of the famous Budweiser Clydesdales from the travel trailer Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. The team is in town to march in Sunday's Mystic Irish Parade and will be available for viewing by Seaport guests through Sunday. The horses are being housed in a tent stable erected on the Seaport's Village Green and will be harnessed and hitched to walk around the museum grounds on Saturday. The parade steps off on Sunday at 1 p.m. from the south lot at the museum. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Clydesdale handler Lane Soendker leads one of the famous Budweiser Clydesdales from the travel trailer Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. The team is in town to march in Sunday's Mystic Irish Parade and will be available for viewing by Seaport guests through Sunday. The horses are being housed in a tent stable erected on the Seaport's Village Green and will be harnessed and hitched to walk around the museum grounds on Saturday. The parade steps off on Sunday at 1 p.m. from the south lot at the museum. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
The famous Budweiser Clydesdales settle in to their stables after arriving Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
The famous Budweiser Clydesdales settle in to their stables after arriving Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Barley, left, and Mary, Dalmatian dog mascots to the famous Budweiser Clydesdales, take up residence in their enclosure after arriving Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)
Barley, left, and Mary, Dalmatian dog mascots to the famous Budweiser Clydesdales, take up residence in their enclosure after arriving Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Mystic Seaport. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

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