Reckless (actually a large pony according to some reports) carried ammunition, wounded men, and also helped lay phone cables amidst gunfire and bombs.
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Welcome to Sable Island, a fascinating, frightening, windswept watery grave for thousands of helpless sailors, and home to the hardiest equines imaginable.
Frank Waters, well known international horse show and horse sport announcer has created a fabulous Facebook page called The Golden Age of Show Jumping.
While many former Olympic equestrian venues have come and gone, Bromont keeps on going and growing with no end in sight in the near future.
The Lady Godiva was married to Leofric, the Earl of Mercia, and her name can be found in charters and in the Domesday Book.
During the Epsom Derby race Emily Davison ducked under the fence and walked onto the track, was passed by a few horses and then got hit bang on.
Stroller could jump as high as the world’s finest despite being much smaller…in many cases eight inches shorter than his closest rivals.
In some cities, the fire horses arrived much later and in Fredericton, New Brunswick, the fire station got their first two horses in 1902.
People will be standing at the Kentucky Derby track rail, and glued to their TV sets and computers urging on their favourite horses and riders.
Reckless who stood around 14.1h.h. (and was therefore technically a pony,) was bought for $250 from a young boy, Kim Huk Moon, in Seoul, South Korea.
One of the most loved stories in Grand National history deals with Moifaa, an ugly duckling who made headlines even before the race was run.
Horse racing has come a long way since the 1500s when races were held in fields between two horses. In this article discover the history of British racing.
Fox hunting has been a controversial sport for decades. It was banned in Scotland in 2002 and in England and Wales in November 2004.
In today’s world a hunt breakfast is usually considered something to enjoy after the hunt. ..the dine after the dash. Keep reading to find out more.
For those who have ever participated in a hunt, the stirrup cup is served before moving off….the delicious bravery from a bottle or liquid courage.