TIL about feaguing which was the medieval practice of putting a live eel in a horse’s rectum to make it seem livelier when being sold

Read more: https://eels.historiacartarum.org/uncategorized/feaguing-before-there-was-ginger/

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  1. That practice should be eel-egal. I prefer my horses to be the eel-deal. Honestly, this sounds like a night-mare for the horse. I also feel bad for those saddled with this o-fish-cial responsibility, doesn’t sound very soph-fish-ticated. I would just say neigh if I was asked, but that’s a-moray.

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