The Industrial Revolution in England began around 1760 thanks to mechanization, advances in technology and the advent of the steam engine.
There would be no tradesmen at Hyde Park, no shaggy ponies and cobs pulling coal wagons, or butchers’ carts. Continue reading for more information.
Through his camera lens for 78 years, William Notman captured the people, places and activities of Canada including the magic of Montreal winters.
While steam trains belched their way across the countryside, horse drawn carriages were still found on countless streets and laneways.
A man or delivery child on a pony or with a cart and horse was expected to deliver the mail along roads and paths that were often no better than sheep paths
One young lady who actually did do something about these atrocities towards horses was Anna Sewell, author of Black Beauty.
Latter day horse whisperers can claim credit for the formation of many secret societies that sprang up in Great Britain during the 18th century.
Today’s horse whisperers with their round pens and new training methods are a far cry from the original horse whisperers.