Originated the concept of shipping horses on approval across the nation and was one of the largest horse dealers in the nation.
circa 1879-1941 | Artist: Othmar J. Hoffler (1893-1954)
Impact & Accomplishments
Henry “Harry” McNair, in partnership with J. J. Ellsworth, was one of the largest horse dealers in America, operating out of Union Stock Yards in Chicago.
He is credited with originating the concept of shipping horses on approval across the nation. He had a fatal heart attack in the show ring, while judging the Pacific International Livestock Exposition.
Did You Know?
Ads for Harry McNair horses were common throughout publications.