Saturday, December 6, 2014

No horse blankets needed here

Photos by Barry Wallace

19th Sideroad  near Thornton Bales Conservation Area
A bit of snow and freezing temperatures do not mean these Clydesdale horses need blankets, like their thoroughbred cousins.   Most of the world's biggest and best draft horses had their origins in places with temperate climates, but which included harsh and cold winters.   The beauties above seemed only too aware that one way to keep warm was to keep eating.   The 13 horses (including a mule) are part of the new Dog Tales/Horse Haven rescue facility.   For more information about this remarkable undertaking, go to
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Barry Wallace

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