Step into a farrier's boots and experience funny, thrilling, sad and unusual stories featuring a host of lively characters, both equine and human.
Whether you're a true-blooded horse-person or are simply interested in people and their animals, you will love this unique perspective from a farrier in rural Northland and his keen understanding of the special relationship people have with their horses.
There's always something interesting happening in the life of a farrier. Whatever happens at work, horse owners love nothing better than to spend a few minutes having a yarn with their farrier reminiscing over their equine stories. Not wanting these fascinating tales to fade into the sunset, Frans Jansen wrote them down.
Of Horses and Men is a collection of original true stories about horses, their owners and their farrier. Understand how the love given to a horse by their owner is paramount, be they five-years old or one hundred, and see the essence of this farrier's heart and his never-ending quest to make the horses and their owners happy.