The Australian Draft Horse is a domesticated working horse that evolved in Australia. It is not a purebred, but rather a combination of four distinct breeds of draft horses (the Clydesdale, Percheron, Shire, and Suffolk Punch) that were imported into Australia when...read more
KNOW YOUR INGREDIENTS It is important to realize that every agent that has an effect also has other (side) effects. Even water, one of the most benign natural compounds, will kill you if you get too much in your bloodstream or your lungs. Oxygen, which is necessary to...read more
I have been asked several times why I am doing this. I don't get paid. I get kicked or stepped on fairly frequently. I ruin a lot of clothes, and I have to get photographed, which I dislike. The answer is both simple and complicated. Companion animals are...read more
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