Mare and Colt Sirred By "Pat"
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"Pat" who was a 3/4 horse-mule, was the sire to the foal in this image. "The mare mule, "Beck", was obtained by A. and M. College in 1921, with an infertile, mule-like female yearling, "Kit", which she had foaled in the service of a jack. In 1922, at about the age of 22, "Beck" was bred to a stallion and foaled the horse-like colt, "Pat" ….a bright bay, with white stockings and star. ..average size, strong, healthy and amorous, having the head, breast, hips, flanks and feet of a horse. His left ear droops slightly ...appears to have proverbial shrewdness of the mule. " -Veterinary Bulletin, Lederle. V.11 no.1. 1942. pg.9-12.
DescriptionThis mare (full horse) and her (7/8 horse) foal-colt, sired by a 3/4 horse-mule named "Pat" (not shown in picture). Writing on the photo or group of photos: 'Colt sirred by colt ? from mare.' Physical description: Black and white print (photograph) four copies: (1) 5.5x10mm glued to card; other copies 7x11.5mm unmounted.
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