SPECIAL horses, and indeed hounds, have made such a lasting impression, introducing us to new friends, bringing us to new parts of the world, enriching our lives, and in some cases, redefining our lifestyles.

This feature profiles Irish Draught Horse enthusiast and breeder Ann Morss, from Genesee in Upstate New York, who has served as North Eastern Region chair of the Irish Draught Society for 10 years and has been a tireless worker at all their events.