To encourage food production at home the government reclaimed 4 million acres of grassland for farming. A scheme to provide horses and equipment was offered to farmers by local Agricultural Committees.
Look at the record book. Where did the horse come from ?
What do the remarks tell you about the horse ?
Despite these comments, how much longer does the horse continue to be used in farming ?
What do you think happened to the horse after it was sold ?
How important do you think animal welfare was in the First World War ?
Look at the next document. What is this booklet about ?
Does the booklet belong to an adult or a child ? How do you know ?
Does it look like it was designed for children ?
What does this tell you about children and food production at home during the war ?