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Remembering Horses That Served Their Country

By Leslie Potter “Horses have been drafted into service throughout the country’s history, from the inception of the U.S....

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The First Rodeo Gals

Mixing showmanship, sportsmanship and a flair for the dramatic (many became Hollywood celebrities in their own right) the women of the...

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First pants worn by horse riders 3,000 years ago

“The discoveries, uncovered in the Yanghai graveyard in China’s Tarim Basin, support previous work suggesting that nomadic herders...

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Reflections on an ancient horse breed: The White Horses of the Camargue

By K.J. Wetherholt “This connection with the horse, when done well, is one built on a slow and steady process of trust, and...

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Horses a key part of rise in empires, research shows

“Intense warfare was the evolutionary driver of large complex societies, the researchers found – and to make war effectively, they...

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The Fire Horses of Yesteryear

“Today, wailing sirens announce the approach of massive fire trucks, but starting around the 1830s in some American cities, it was...

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The History of Fox Hunting

“Since the time when man was an unattractive ape like and rather simple minded fellow, he has hunted game of all sorts to fend off...

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Book Review: The Horse That Birthed the Beatles

The Thoroughbred racehorse that links the Aga Khan, an heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune and the mother of the Beatles’...

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Cavemen art was not so ‘primitive’

“Cavemen were better than many latter-day artists at showing the movement of four-legged animals, even after artists were given...

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Global Horse Culture

Humans and horses observed from around the world

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