Issue 8 and Volume 36.

FIRE DEPARTMENT HORSES. The development of fire department horses is well illustrated at the St. Louis Fair horse show, where (says the Rider and Driver) an “interesting feature is the provision made to recognise the merits of horses particularly adapted for the use of fire departments. The rigid requirements in this regard make the demand for fire department horses constantly in excess of the available supply, and fire department chiefs in all parts of the country agree that money may be made in breeding a tvne of horses suitable for this use. The National Firemen’s tournament has been arranged to be held at the World’s Fair on August 24-28, in order to come at the same time as the Exposition horse show, and the National Firemen’s association, is urging every city council and fire department in the country to send the best horses possible to the tournament and the horse…

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