Birdall, I remember, who had great draying interests, had turned loose three hundred dray horses
To the last stumble of its stumbling end this dray horse must abide by the mandates of the lesser truth that is the truth of life and that makes life possible to persist.
This dray horse, like all other horses, like all other animals, including man, is life-blinded and sense-struck.
And yet when a drunken man who, for some unknown reason, was being taken somewhere in a huge waggon dragged by a heavy dray horse
, suddenly shouted at him as he drove past: "Hey there, German hatter" bawling at the top of his voice and pointing at him--the young man stopped suddenly and clutched tremulously at his hat.
If only we could go a stage further and insist on dray horses
delivering the stuff too - that would be bliss.
And some breweries recognised that dray horses
were closely associated with their products.
TETLEY dray horses
were brought in to help raise cash at the Royal Exchange pub in Middlesbrough back in 1991.
At one time, coach men were loaned from Scottish and Newcastle Brewery to ferry the Lord Mayor around and later the council borrowed dray horses
from Beamish Museum.
And for years, as unforgettable as the aroma of beer on the way, was the sight of Hancock's great white dray horses
thunderously cavorting on the banks of the Taff after a day's work hauling barrels to pubs as far away as Swansea.
His hobby is not cheap: a pair of dray horses
, for a Youngs & Co Brewery cart, set him back over pounds 500.
And watch out for the famous dray horses
, pictured, from Robinson's brewery (makers of powerful Old Tom) in nearby Stockport
Until just after World War II, these 20-ton boats were pulled by dray horses