I experienced a horse auction for the first time today. Thoughts; the welfare of…

I experienced a horse auction for the first time today. Thoughts; the welfare of the animals is not great, some of the horses are straight off the fells and sold in the ring and are very confused. Various methods of moving the horses with force needs more patience and empathy. However I had strong memories of Appleby horse fair and the traveller days. It’s likely my dad came to Kirby Steven horse auction when he was my age just to spectate like myself. Interesting day! 🌿
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