You should have noticed by now that of those well-guarded and well organized public parks, there will be important notices for the parents to read. It informs them of the allowed age of the children. The playing apparatuses are generally set aside for small children to play on. Big children, who should by now be playing in the ball park are generally not allowed in these little enclaves. Their physical size and exuberance could harm or hurt the little ones.
And the jumps and swings that have been prepared for the little ones are supposed to be child friendly in every sense of the word. For instance, a swing that can reach high heights needs to have its seat fitted with a buckle. The buckle needs to be firm but comfortable for the seated child. And in all such cases, the park’s notice, if it is being managed by reasonably responsible custodians, will have advised that parental or adult supervision is required or recommended.
Kids and their little friends hopping and skipping over their kids horse jumps will also be supervised. But if for some inexplicable reason they are not, well, the folks out there had better giddy-up and watch those kids. They are far too small to be left alone with their little friends. In an ideal world, however, this would be perfect, but so it is that it is not possible. The horse jumps are, of course, a lot smaller than the ones the adults and their horses will be using.
So, just who are the kids’ little friends. Or what friends should the kids be playing with. Ponies, of course. They are the perfect size for small kids. And they are quite docile and friendly too.Continue Reading