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Italy’s country doctor making house calls on horseback

Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog, the thud of hooves pounding the loose earth grows louder. A man on horseback gallops into view. It could be a scene from a 19th century literary classic, but in the hills of Italy’s northern Piedmont region Roberto Anfosso is just commuting to work. For the last 10 years, the slight 63-year-old doctor, with white hair, glasses and a neat moustache, has been making his house calls to patients on horseback. The rural region of Verduno,…

Video of a woman on horseback whipping anti-hunting activist goes viral

LONDON: A huntswoman was filmed riding a horse and whipping an anti-hunting activist at a hunting club in East Sussex off South East England. The rider is heard in the video shouting “get off my horse” while she hits out at a masked man who is seen trying to grab onto the reins. The man, from the Brighton Hunt Saboteurs, claimed the huntswoman used her whip 17 times before charging towards a group of protesters. The alleged clash with the East Sussex & Romney Marsh Hunt Club was caught on video by the saboteurs…