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Short Tails on Horses: Practical Basis or Cosmetic Reasons?

Horses are unique, and some have naturally short tails. However, there are horses, mostly draft horses with tails cut drastically short. Why would some owners cut their horses tails? Draft horses tails are cut short, “docked” to prevent their tails from interfering with the rigging of carriages or other equipment they pull. Docking is also …

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