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Up to date as of February 02, 2010

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Wolle and Pferd
Design Team:
Ed Christie • (designer)
Rollie Krewson • (builder)

Pferd is a horse character from Sesamstrasse, the German co-production of Sesame Street, he was added to the cast in 2002 as a "comedy character".

Pferd is a dimwitted black and white spotted horse. He has a big appetite for carrots, but eat almost anything. His best friend is Wolle the sheep. Together, they're the comic duo on Sesamstrasse.

Pferd is performed by Carsten Haffke. He and Martin Paas (Wolle's performer) are also the writers of the Pferd & Wolle scenes, and they wrote the 30th Anniversary special.

The channel "Das Erste" ran a profile on Pferd during the programming block "Check Eins", were he answered some questions. His favorite star includes Black Beauty, Flipper, Skippy the Bush Kangaroo, Lassie and Charlie. His hobbies includes eating, eating and eating. His best experience was when he discovered the perfect carrot, it was very juice and very very orange, it was delicious. Favorite animals include Shetland ponies, Münsterländers, Haflinger, Arabian horses, black and white horses and sheeps. To the question about what his most embarrassed moment was, he replied that he can't recall doing anything that was embarrassing, afterwards he walks into the camera. His dream job would be a Nobel Prize award winner, however he is unsure about what such a person actually does.


The German word "Pferd" means "horse".

This article uses material from the "Pferd" article on the Muppet wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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