Out Our Way: Of spurs and quirts


Last updated 8/11/2023 at 10:37am

2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Out our way, reasoning with jug-headed cows and mule-headed horses is considered a waste of time. You can train a horse up to point and some are pretty sharp. Ole Doc didn't need much help - except he never could get the hang of his left lead - but, every now and then, he had to be "educated" as to who was boss.

Now, there was a time when some - I will presume they were city folks from back East - started making headlines by claiming the wearing of spurs or using a quirt was "animal abuse." As far as they were concerned, anyone who wore spurs or tied a quirt around...

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