German farm owner saves money on fuel with horse-drawn carriage | app

SCHUPBACH, Germany (AP) — Stephanie Kirchner’s commute to work has gotten longer but, she says, cheaper: She left her SUV at home and switched to real power.

Kirchner, 33, a stud farm owner and horse trainer, says she decided “it couldn’t go on like this” after fuel prices spiked following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Since I also suspected that harvesting hay and everything else would become much, much more expensive, we thought, ‘we need to save some money,’” she says.

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