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


madwippitt said…
Maybe there should have been a comma after person, implying that the pony was fond of children. Maybe to eat ...
Saw this and thought it might interest you ?
100 cardboard horses

Jane Badger said…
I do indeed! Thanks!

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