Arthur was 30 years old, and a lifetime of hard work had actually begun to take its toll on his body. He was useless to his owner if he couldn’t function and for that reason ignored.
The first couple of pictures of the horse are hard to look at, but wait till you see the change at the end.
Arthur functioned very hard for a lot of his life. After 30 years, he began to decrease.
As horses age and are not able to work as long as previously, some proprietors will begin to neglect them. That’s precisely what occurred with Arthur, and he was sent to several auctions.