Apparently, three years after Epsom the King gave Anmer to Ontario’s Department of Agriculture and the horse became a leading sire in Canada.
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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.
Stockholm, Sweden was awarded the first WEGs and it was decided to use the stadium from the 1912 Olympics as the main arena with changes and upgrades.
The story of the Belle and Sundance rescue was going around Canada and around the world at warp speed. Read about their story here.
In 1965 Northern Dancer became the first horse to be entered in Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, an honour he now holds with show jumper Big Ben.
Red Rum had a following that was second to none despite being unable to compete in a sixth Grand National attempt due to a last minute hairline fracture.
In both the 1800 and 1900s horses played a huge role when it came to helping people. One of the ways in which these animals were used included ambulances.
All horse lovers and racing fans know that the first Saturday in May is Kentucky Derby Day, often called, “the most exciting two minutes in sport.”
The first Montreal Polo Club was formed in 1899 by members of the Canadian Hunt Club and a pool was formed to buy polo ponies and to cover other expenses.
Warrior was a solid bay standing 15.2hh, born in 1908 in Yafford in the Isle of Wight located in the English Channel off the coast of Hampshire.
In 1982 Sefton and 15 other horses were on their way to the traditional Changing of the Guard ceremony when a nail bomb exploded on South Carriage Drive.
After WWII when all of the horse regiments had been mechanized, the Household Cavalry Regiment was formed and based at Hyde Park Barracks.