I’m back after a long research trip for The Age of the Horse. Snowed under with notes, but here to tide you over is the magnificent sight of a twelve-horse hitch at the Horse Progress Days gathering in Mount Hope, Ohio. It was like watching a siege engine go by.
A couple of weeks ago a friend emailed about a developing horse welfare situation in the US – one that’s not uncommon these days: “I am re-posting this for somebody…’FREE horses!!! 52 thoroughbred horses need homes. Will go to Sugarcreek this Sat. for slaughter. Gentleman died and his son wants nothing to do with them. […]