Horses – The MacGuffin, Winter 2016
“But those ditches will freeze,” said McCabe. “Cattle need water to stay alive.”
Wagner considered this in the sun-flooded kitchen as he puffed the cigar back to life, then tapped it on the ashtray. “Not if a fella’ had horses,” he said, and McCabe got the picture then, Wagner’s horses and his cattle. He waited for Wagner to continue.
“Horses break through the ice with their feet. Horses is different than cattle.”