Female reindeer retain their antlers until after they give birth in the spring.
Saami women had their own brands to mark their own reindeer, the power to decide how their reindeer were to be cared for, as well as the right to divide their own estate at death.
Usually, my family went home after church to hang stockings and leave out carrots for the reindeer .
There will also be reindeers and sledge dogs, penguins and seals to give a ‘feel’ of Antartica.
The Village Grotto is home to Rudolf, the reindeers and Santa's elves.
But the pair forgot all their troubles when they met Father Christmas, had a sleigh ride pulled by husky dogs and another one pulled by Father Christmas's reindeers .
Families all over the city and county have pulled out all the stops this Christmas transforming their homes into a winter wonderland, with giant Santa's and Snowmen, reindeers and miles of sparkling lights in an array of colours.
Nowadays people fill their homes at Christmas with all kinds of decorations: tinsel, colour, lights, reindeers and a superfluity of Santa Clauses.
Because you are travelling so quietly, there's some great opportunities to spot elks/moose, reindeers or other Swedish wild animals.
He tells all the special children that he will visit them on Christmas Eve and gives them special pieces of hay for his reindeers .