Vance gave the girl a nod and tipped the corner of his hat, then proceeded to not really pay that much attention to her. "I think they are nags compared to the cute little ponies we used to have." Violet said. "Do you like horses Miss Hamilton?" He asked her directly. "Not many city girls know that much about any animal that doesn't fit on your lap." He said "These are Napolean and Robespierre." He said touching the horses nose. "They are mischievous for English coach horses." He said. "But they have lots of good tennessee blood in them. Those American ponies are more spirited then Arabian mares."