The reason I have my prize filly, Libby, is because horses are cheaper than they've been in years. I look at the ads and I'm amazed. My grandson goes to horse auctions often, and he says they're practically giving horses away.
Which makes me thankful that I have Libby, because she is a total prize. But I worry, wondering what will happen to all these "cheap" horses. Will traders buy them, hoping to make money on them later? When supply exceeds demand, sometimes bad things happen.
I hope no bad things happen to all the young horses like my Libby. Dear God, please help them find homes where they are loved and appreciated.
Of course, then I have to think about all the mongrel dogs that nobody wants. Please Lord, remember them too, at this season when we all recall a stable and a special Baby born, surrounded by animals.
"The cattle are lowing, the poor Baby wakes,
But little Lord Jesus, no crying He makes...."