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Old 09-29-2016, 01:39 PM
Kimstu Kimstu is offline
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Originally Posted by silenus View Post
Coopers are hardly obsolete.
Neither are grooms, nor ever will be as long as riding stables, private stables, and racecourses exist. Here are some current job listings for grooms, blacksmiths, and other horse-related occupations.

I believe mule-ride guides at the Grand Canyon are still called "muleskinners", but as a job category it's pretty vestigial.