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Clydesdale - Saving the Greatest Horse

The Clydesdale horse, famed for its white-feathered feet, is in danger of dying out. However, one woman is on a quest to save it.

The Clydesdale horse, famed for its white-feathered feet, is in danger of dying out. These giant, iconic horses are on the verge of extinction in the very place where they were first bred – Scotland.

There were once thousands of Clydesdales roaming the famous Clyde Valley near Glasgow, but they are now all but gone. The horse was once so valuable the Scots sold them all over the world, with the most sought after being the pure blacks.

However, one woman is on a quest to save the Scottish Clydesdale. Janice Kirkpatrick is an award-winning Glaswegian designer with a simple plan to find the lost blacks and bring them home. In an extraordinary journey from the Clyde Valley to the heart of the Canadian Prairies, Janice uncovers the true story of the Clydesdale and traces a Canadian family who have its bloodlines for five generations.

With this discovery, she unlocks the secret to reviving the Scottish herd.

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Jan 2022 19:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Janice Kirkpatrick
Director Ian Lilley
Producer Janice Forsyth
Producer Gillian Main
Executive Producer Fiona White
Executive Producer Dugald Maudsley
Production Manager Maggie Mutch
Production Manager Diane Marcotte
Production Manager Hannah Truswell
Production Manager Rosie Riding
Editor David Murray
Editor Eric Wiegand
Editor Richard Poet

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