While Epsom is a famous racecourse of note, a stable called Durdans located nearby is also a place with a rich and fascinating history.
St. Moritz was the first place that the winter sport of skijoring – from the Norwegian word “snorekjoring” which means driving with ropes – was created.
Kathy Kusner rose to the top of the show jumping game. In 1960 she was named Horsewoman of the Year before joining the United States Equestrian Team at 21.
The U.S. Coast Guard has not used mounted patrols since WWII but the fact that they chose horses shows that they were better suited for the job.
As odd as it seems to us today, the car was seen as the saviour and solution to the horse population and environmental issues at the turn of the century.
Apparently, three years after Epsom the King gave Anmer to Ontario’s Department of Agriculture and the horse became a leading sire in Canada.
In the fall, at the Imperial War Museum of London, the late Warrior was awarded the Victoria Cross for gallantry and his contribution to the war effort.
The problem with the overpopulation of horses came to a head in 1898 when New York City hosted a conference on urban planning.
As the Canadian human population boasts a diverse melting pot, the Newfoundland pony too has evolved into a unique breed offering all the best.
Marengo carried the Emperor in the Battle of Austerlitz, Battle of Jena-Auerstedt, Battle of Wagram, and Battle of Waterloo.