Why We Like It
We aren’t quite sure what strikes us about this image, but there is something serene-at-sunset about it that appeals. They are all flaxen blonde & could be Haflingers (we just aren’t sure), but whatever they are, the golden glow of the sun makes those blonde manes shine!
Welcome to Chapter 36 of Black Beauty online – this book was written by Anna Sewell. Be sure to check out Ch. 35 if you haven’t already and you can find all published chapters on the Black Beauty page.
Chapter 36. The Sunday Cab
One morning, as Jerry had just put me into the shafts and was fastening the traces, a gentleman walked into the yard. “Your servant, sir,” said Jerry.
“Good-morning, Mr. Barker,” said the gentleman. “I should be glad to make some arrangements with you for taking Mrs. Briggs regularly to church on Sunday mornings. We go to the New Church now, and that is rather further than she can walk.”
“Thank you, sir,” said Jerry, “but I have only taken out a six-days’ license,* and therefore I could not take a fare on a Sunday; it would not be legal.” Continue reading
Welcome to yet another edition of the a-z of plants that hate your horse (the list is a big one). Today’s plant is one everyone is bound to say simply isn’t toxic to horses. However it isn’t simply the oats themselves that are the problem, it’s the plant itself.
Why We Like It
Simply put, this image has character, we can see the horse’s personality shining through. We also like its lovely dun coat – honestly we just want to give him a big kiss on the nose. Our fave part has to be on the far left of the image. You can see his pal is yawning, doubtless bored with his hogging all the camera time.