Jakar, a chestnut gelding, was once sold for slaughter but was purchased and donated to the Cleveland Police Department. Jakar and 4 of his friends proudly walked during the parade. Cleveland Police called his march a “rags-to-riches” story. It’s hard to imagine a horse who’s good enough to march in the crowds of the Inaugural Parade would ever end up bound for slaughter.
Source, wlwt.com. It takes a special kind of horse to keep a steady head through an event like this. All of the horses that walked in the parade are worth their weight in gold. Share this on Facebook if you agree!