Tuesday, 10 January 2012

The unknown ways of the coloured horse




Why would the younger person have to be fond of children? Were they supposed to act as child-catcher for a skewbald who liked to eat them?

From Riding, July-August, 1948

3 comments:

madwippitt said...

Maybe there should have been a comma after person, implying that the pony was fond of children. Maybe to eat ...

Val + the Girls- BK +CK said...

Saw this and thought it might interest you ?
100 cardboard horses
http://annwood.net/blog/2006/09/19/100-cardboard-horses/

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Jane Badger said...

I do indeed! Thanks!