Who gets the family silver?

Who gets the family silver?

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For people, inheriting the family silver can be a mixed blessing, depending on your feelings regarding elderly cutlery or dinnerware. Horses have it easier: they don’t have any cutlery at all, and inheriting the family silver often means they have unusual –…

Other uses for champagne

Other uses for champagne

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I expect that most of you know that only sparkling wines produced in the Champagne region of France are technically allowed to be labelled as champagne. Here in Australia, locally produced wines in this style are called sparkling wines instead. Once, at…

The grey coat colour in horses

The grey coat colour in horses

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I once owned a flea-bitten grey pony with the delightfully misleading name of ‘Diablo’. The rumour about this sweet, chubby gelding was that he was half Welsh Mountain Pony, half Standardbred, the product of an unsanctioned dalliance at a local agricultural show….