Police in the UK are suggesting that white witches are responsible for a number of incidents which have resulted in horse’s manes been woven together.
At first, police suspected the practice was being used by organised crime to mark the horses prior to stealing them but none of the marked horses was then stolen.
It is now believed that witches may be engaging in knot magick and are using the closeness of horses to certain Pagan deities to boost the strength of their spells. None of the horses has been harmed by any of the weaving incidents but stables and farmers are becoming bemused and a little unsettled.
The Taunton Vale Harriers Hunt has set up a local horse watch scheme to keep an eye on the animals. The Hunt had used social networking sites to discover that a small group of people had been talking about the use of horses in pagan rituals.
The Telegraph published a story on knot magic yesterday and the Guardian covered it at the start of December in 2009.
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