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Girl saves pony sold to butcher

Title
Girl saves pony sold to butcher
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Sep 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:12
Description
Interview with builder Jeff Frankum, who sold a pony to a butcher (in Exeter, Devon), which was then taken from Exeter market by 14-year-old Kim Bowen, in order to save its life. Frankum says the pony, named Gipsy, was deformed and prone to lameness, and the butcher, Leslie Potter, was providing an essential service. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Jeff Frankum
Keywords
Devon; Auctions; Animal welfare; Horses; Animals; Butchers; Butchery; Livestock markets; Exeter; Animal auctions; Gipsy (horse); Kim Bowen

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