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Horse and Rider CM

PIRA 1J20.35

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Photo of Demo

Description:

The center of mass of the horse, rider and weight is just below the pivot point. Thus the toy has a stable equilibrium and is not easily knocked off the stand.

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Horse and Rider Demo

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MPG Video:

Horse and Rider

Real Video:

Horse and Rider

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