Rebels in Colombia packed a horse with explosives which detonated, killing eight people (including a two-year-old). According to the BBC, it’s not the first time FARC have used horses and donkeys as deliverers of bombs.
Spiegel Online just published a large feature on a new history book which details transcripts of conversations between German combat veterans of World War Two. As you can imagine, they make for an uncomfortable read. I found this extract, which seemed to me to sum up our strange attitudes to horses. Pohl: “I had to […]