This essay by Canadian journalist J. V. McAree takes us to a time when the city of Toronto was filled with horses, their presence being essential to urban life. It is estimated that in the late 19th century, over 7,400 horses lived in the city. Without these magnificent animals, daily life would have been impossible in those days. Here is the article written in Centennial by yours truly for the blog.
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