Its been 8 yrs since the most influential man in my life, other than my dad, passed away.
He had a passion that he passed on to me, a passion that will stay with me till i pass.
His passion was horses and in particular, rescuing racehorses or yearlings being prepared for racing.
In his many years of rescuing these retired racehorses (and yearlings) he probably rescued well over 100 horses.
Many racehorses, once worth millions, would be worth at most £200 once there owners, riders and trainers had had their best from them. They would be sold for their meat. The deteriation of these animals from when they leave their owners to the day they go to market is ashamedly horrific.
The most poignant memory i have (among others) was going to the market with my uncle one day.
As we walked up to the arena, there were stalls to the left and right of us. In one of the stalls was a beautiful horse kn
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Location: England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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