War Horse started as a project by two horsemen to uncover the relationship between pedigree and confirmation, especially pertaining to soundness and athleticism. It became an immense tome on the short lived but massively influential U.S. 329 more words
During the Civil War years the concept of breeding horses specifically for the United States Cavalry began to develop as the necessity became evident after an estimated 1.5 million horses died in the conflict, including wild horses.
Yesterday’s post was dedicated to Marengo, one of Napoleon’s favorite horses. Today we can take a look at Copenhagen the horse of the Duke of Wellington who defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. 287 more words