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On a wintry morning in February 1956, a riding instructor named Harry de Leyer drove four hours from his Long Island farm to New Holland, Pennsylvania. Every Monday as many as 300 horses were auctioned at this Amish community.  Harry, a Dutch immigrant, knew horses.  He had $80 in his pocket and hoped to purchase a gentle animal that could… Read more »