War brought a silver lining to horses.

Today is Veterans Day or Remembrance Day. There are few good things to come out of war but this post, which I am reposting here, tells of one huge plus for working equines. When World War 1 ended there were thousands of horses that had survived and were not returned to their homelands of England,…

Compare and Contrast, Then and Now.

Look at this car from the 1950s . No horse could have those colors. Oh…yes they could! Look at this! What about this? What about the coaches that took groups of people from one place to another like this colorful bus? Horses drew “bus” carriages as well . What about the heavy duty transport like…

How War Brought a Silver Lining (Reblog)

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
When World War 1 ended there were thousands of horses that had survived and were not returned to their homelands of England, Canada or Australia. In 1930 Dorothy Brooke arrived in Cairo, Egypt.She was horrified to find hundreds of emaciated and down trodden horses that had been sold into a life…

What country has 9 Million equines?

What country has the third largest population of horses , donkeys and mules in the world? A total of nine million. Nine Million equines and 105 million humans. This is Ethiopia. In 2016 24% of the population lived below the international poverty line. But this was a decrease from 30% in 2011. Most of the…