German Farm Owner Saves Fuel Money with Horse-Drawn Carriage

Stephanie Kirchner's journey to work has got longer but, she says, cheaper: she has left her SUV at home and switched to real horse power.

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Horse farmer Stephanie Kirchner steers her coach on the main road through her hometown Schupbach near Limburg, Germany, Thursday, May 19, 2022. Since the beginning of the war in the Ukraine causing rising gas prices Kirchner uses the coach or rides a horse to a small stud farm where she works whenever possible. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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SCHUPBACH, Germany (AP) — Stephanie Kirchner’s journey to work has got longer but, she says, cheaper: she has left her SUV at home and switched to real horse power. Stud farm owner and horse trainer Kirchner, 33, says she decided “it can’t go on like this” after fuel prices jumped following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Since I also suspected hay harvesting and everything else will become much, much more expensive, we said, ‘we have…

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