Keri Harvey gets up close to these giant draft horses in our April 2015 edition. Here are some of the images from her tale about these regal animals.
Pictures: Alexandra Evang, Glen Murray and Keri Harvey
Christine Watt has had a lifelong love affair with horses. Particularly Percherons. “Hello Tank Girl,” she whispers to the towering white mare she is stroking, gazing intently into the horse’s eyes as she talks: “They are so powerful and have such spirit.”
We’re at the Percheron stud farm Outeniqua Moon, about 15km from Klein Brak on the Garden Route. Christine and her husband Peter bought the farm in 2001, when all they wanted was a change of pace. The 100 hectares with indigenous forest and wildlife was just perfect. “There was nothing here but a broken barn and a two-bedroom pondok,” says Peter. […]
Read the full story in our April 2015 edition, online or in print.