Idiom of the Day
grasp at straws
to try something with little hope of success
The man is grasping at straws with his weak excuse for his bad behavior.
Trakehner is a horse Breed Popular in North America, they are muscular, elegant and one of the most sought after riding horses of today, although they can also be used for draft work and carriage driving. One of the most famous Trakehners of all time was the elegant grey stallion Abdullah, who was part of the gold-medal winning team for America in show jumping in the Los Angeles 1984 Olympics