For anyone working or living near Parliament Square, the crap left on the roads by the filth horses really pisses me off, and I’m sure it annoys you too. Why can’t they be encouraged to follow the etiquette of dog owners? It wouldn’t take long for one of those officers to park up, dismount, scoop up the sh*t and stick it in a bin. The day I see it happening would be a joyous day.
I know it used to be a big problem when motorcycles outnumbered cars and horse-drawn was still a popular way to get about, and bike tires were solid. Talk about skidmarks…
I appreciate what you’re saying about it being less toxic than dog shite, but I’m sure you’d prefer not to drop your bike and end up going down the road because of it. Chances are you would even get it all up your jacket as well!
I think if the horses could argue they would point out that they have been riding down that road for a few more hundred years than you. Next time you spot poo, stop, fill a bag and take it home for the flowers.
I agree that horses are a pain on the roads. I live out in the sticks and it’s pretty annoying when your front wheel keeps wanting to wash out on you as you circum-navigate squashed down horse poo everyday which always seems to be left on bends in the road. Also why do horsey people always have to ride side by side so that they hold up traffic?? I dont see many road tax discs fixed to horses bottoms either come to think of it !!!
Rolls sleeves up, now lads lets have a good clean fight!
I would be out of a job if it were not for horses!
Horses have been around a lot longer than cars and bikes and thanks to them we have…erm roads?
Yes they poo on the road, but just think of all the people who take a pee on the street, spew on them, then add in the dogs… If you can’t miss a big steaming pile of poo by the side of the road, then i suggest looking a little further infront - that also goes for riding out in the country, at the end of the day whos going to come off worse, you or a ton of horse??
Going back to work now! at least horses don’t answer back!