02.05.20 The Clerk

The horse – as viewed by the Clerk


Photo: Courtesy of the Assistant Clerk

The horse is an amazing creature.

It can run and jump and dance to music; and it can pull heavy weights.

Through the centuries it has shared the privations of the battlefield with its human companions but to guarantee your young daughter is in appropriate company, get her a horse.

It farts at will and can spend all day in the field before returning to a pristine stable where the first thing it does is to pee and poo in its bed.

It can empty your bank account without ever knowing your sort code, account number or PIN.

And it can do this:

The horse is truly an amazing creature.