They are our heroes!
In 1866, life was very different. Transportation relied primarily on horses. The streets stank and the horses were property that was expected to perform. Or pay the consequences.In 1863, a New Yorker, a diplomat named Henry Bergh stopped a carriage driver from beating his fallen horse. The world was not a friendly place and certainly not for animals. Workhorses were forced to haul past the point of exhaustion. Dogcatchers stole pet dogs and held them for ransom. Read More