Horse & Hound

Friend or foe?

IN the UK we tend to keep horses and farm livestock apart. Horses belonging to farmers may be turned out with the cattle or sheep, but, on the whole, equines are managed separately. Of course, this is artificial. In pre-ice Age Britain, wild horses grazed with bison, deer, woolly rhinos and wild cattle called aurochs.

There are pros and cons to modern mixed grazing.

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