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Jackson is their black beauty from Camelot

Even in the unflattering photographs of auction horses at the Camelot Feedlot in NJ, the gleam of his dappled, healthy coat, and his fitness of form were apparent. Jackson stood out in a crowd. “He looked like a show horse,” says Sonia Stratemann. “He was sitting up in that auction” to potential meat buyers “all dappled up, with a pulled mane, looking amazing, like a classic Thoroughbred.” She went to bed that night, last October, and couldn’t sleep. She tossed and turned, wondering what the horse’s fate would be. Would a new owner snap him up or would he wind […]