Posted by ESC on August 30, 2002
In Reply to: Advice on choosing a horse! posted by Elaine Walker on August 30, 2002
: I am trying to trace the roots of the following traditional advice on choosing a horse and would be glad of any clues - thanks.
: One white foot, buy him;
: Two white feet, try him;
: Three white feet, look well about him;
: Four white feet, do without him.
I will check my references. But I'll bet you'd have better luck contacting the staff at Bloodhorse magazine. At the bottom of the magazine home page is a link to staff names and addresses. http://www.bloodhorse.com/ If you do ask and they have an answer, please let us know.