a wiser breed

Ep. 1104 Review: How to Say Goodbye

 (cross-posted on Facebook—with some additional comments.)

Too many viewers have already mentioned the whole “Mongolian” horses vs. “Norwegian Fjord” horses discrepancy, so I won’t harp on it. To a non-horse-literate person like me (to my detriment), I would have been none the wiser about the breeds had I not been informed the horses used in the episode weren’t actually Przewalski’s horses, so I wasn’t bothered by it. Had this episode been a novel I was reading, the story would stand up on its own just fine. Can’t fault the crew of Heartland for not being able to get an actual *endangered* wild horse breed on the show. A genuine wild horse breed would be impossible to receive direction from the wranglers. ‘Nuff said.

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