A risky birth could jeopardize attempts to save the iconic Clydesdale horse breed

One in three foals do not survive birth, so this woman is watching her pregnant horse around the clock.

Glaswegian Janice Kirkpatrick is on an extraordinary quest: save the iconic Clydesdale horse from extinction in the very place it was created – Scotland. In a high-risk mission she travels to the heart of the Canadian Prairies to bring back a pregnant mare, in an effort to rejuvenate the Scottish herd.

Kirkpatrick has worked night and day to ensure that her new mare, and the unborn foal, is healthy, but there is one major hurdle she needs to overcome. One in three Clydesdale foals do not survive birth, and Kirkpatrick is watching her pregnant horse around the clock to make sure she’s on hand if anything goes wrong. 

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