[DWJ] Horse fantasies

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Wed Jun 24 06:07:49 EDT 2009

Helen Schinske wrote

>I have always been dubious about the benefits of vinegar on the behind after
>riding. Too dubious to try it (either the riding, not that I can afford it
>anyway, or the vinegar). Did DWJ make it up?

I think it is a legend of some standing.  Possibly it turns up in eg the
work of Dick Francis, all of which DWJ has certainly read, though I don't
remember it there.  I have certainly read it elsewhere, if not there.
Whether it is of any use or not I wouldn't have the first idea.


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