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snaffle

a simple jointed bit for a horse
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The idea was to switch off after the dual stresses of a week at work and builders at home, and Snaffles, with only the odd whinny from the stables breaking the silence, is an especially peaceful retreat.
Get there 1wk s/c in Snaffles costs from [euro]580 low season to [euro]950 high season.
Highlights of the auction included the sale of a Snaffle print - entitled The Staff College Drag Hunt - which sold for pounds 2,703, more than pounds 1,000 its asking price.
Ellie Jones, of Bonhams Knowle said: "This the fourth sale of its type to be held at Knowle and in the past the Snaffles specialist part of the sale achieved almost 100 per cent sold rate, with buyers travelling from all over the UK and Ireland.
Fern Britton looks as though she snaffles the lot before the closing titles have finished.
Mrs Snaffles is a well-drawn challenger from Ireland, who won last time out and has the services of Kieren Fallon.
Charlie Johnson Payne (1884-1967), or Snaffles, was one of those lucky individuals who was able to turn his hobby into a career and do both expertly.
Charles John Payne, known as Snaffles, is one of Britain's foremost artists of work about hunting, racing and the military.
Perhaps surprisingly, interest in the work of Charlie Johnson Payne - or Snaffles as he became known - has never waned and as Phillips Auctioneers in Knowle prepare to hold a sale of his work, enthusiasm for the artist looks unlikely to dim.
Snaffles had somehow managed to capture the essence of the moment in his work.
More than 50 pieces by Charlie Johnson Payne, known as Snaffles, will go under the hammer next month.