To Lead a King

Trilla Horses

Horses are herd animals and live in a hierarchy. This structure is not too dissimilar to the human one. For years us humans have tugged, pulled and yanked at horses in a vain attempt to get them to bend to our will. We even use the term to ‘break a horse’. However, more enlightened equestrians […]


A horse is worth more than riches

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I recently read a quote from a newspaper report in which a jockey was complaining about the new ban on whipping his horse excessively.  Aside from the obvious animal welfare issues here, one of his comments really stuck out.  He said he would ‘rather sweep roads than do half a job’. To me, this reported […]