Feature writer – The Toronto Star
What’s not to love about Buckie?
His Kijiji classified ad describes him as affectionate. Quiet. No vices or bad habits. A strapping sort, athletic – mind you, his competitive days are behind him. Good with children. Retired, healthy. Would like to live with a caring family.
But Buckie is a hard sell – even though the 13-year-old bay gelding is free.
Cobourg’s Ronda Markle can’t give away the trotter she bred, trained, raced, sold, then, remarkably, rescued from slaughter in February.
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