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Old Billy Morbid Monday The Split Head of Old Billy the World39s Oldest Horse

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Old Billy (AKA: Billy Boy or Billy), not to be confused with the Quarter horse of the same name, was the longest-lived horse on record. Old Billy was verified to be 62 at his death. Born in England in 1760, he lived as a barge horse that pulled barges up and down canals. Old Billy was said to look like a big cob/shire horse. He was brown with a white blaze. On 27 November 1822 Billy died. His lithograph was published, showing Old Billy, with Henry Harrison, who had known the animal for fifty-nine years.

Old Billy Morbid Monday The Split Head of Old Billy the World39s Oldest Horse

Billy's skull now resides in the Manchester Museum.

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