Paddyngton's Mark of Distinction is an eight year old American Saddlebred gelding that claimed the World Championship Open Parade Horse Title and World Champion Saddle Type Western Equipment Titles consecutively for the past 3 years (2013-2015) "Marcus" displays the beauty and talent of the American Saddlebred breed each time he enters the arena.
In July 2014, "Marcus" and his owner Holly Armstrong were invited by Breyer to attend their 25th anniversary celebration in Lexington, Kentucky where "Marcus" was immortalized as a limited edition Silver Edition Breyer Horse model.
Since, the pair have traveled across the Country as Featured performers, Competing, Meet & Greets, Parades, Demonstrations and Expos. Sharing the Knowledge and History of the American Saddlebred Horse and the Historic division of The Parade Horse is something they are passionate about. "Marcus" is truly a ham, and loves the attention both in and out of the show ring, The support and love recieved from their fans is Incredible!
For more information on the Parade class itself, including the equipment and the various gaits displayed, please visit our "Parade On" page.