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Ruby, a 20-year-old mare, was rescued two years ago from a meat buyer. Last month, the young girl who rescued her saddled her up and found the out-of-shape mare has the makings of an ideal Hunter.

Black mare repays girl who promised to save her

A beautiful black mare saved from slaughter two years ago by a girl who tearfully begged a meat buyer to release his claim on the horse, has recently shown her devotion to the girl in spades. Last month, after spending years out to pasture, and a lifetime as a broodmare, the mysterious horse who has been tentatively identified as Bag O Glitter accepted without a qualm the weight of young Emma Myruski, who clambered onto her back with a heart brimming with trust. “Some people would call my daughter reckless for what she did,” says Emma’s mother and Thoroughbred advocate Kay O’Hanlon […]