To say that Jim Frecklington OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) is a creative, innovative master coach builder and ardent monarchist is an understatement
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The Royal Mews were completed in 1825 and throughout the ages future Kings and Queens have made their own changes to keep up with the times.
The Queen is an ardent horse lover, knowledgeable about breeding and bloodlines, a racehorse owner and a fine rider in her own right.
While some of the Victorian accoutrements and social customs have long since been discarded, the use of horse-drawn hearses remains largely the same today.
Despite the beauty of Peak District, this region has a much darker side and throughout its history has been the scene of murders, robberies and more.
The “laws” of everyday social and equestrian etiquette in Victoria times were detailed, sacrosanct for decades and rarely open to change.
Docutainment Films in the USA is making a feature length film based on the life of horseman Harry de Leyer and Snowman, the ultimate rags to riches horse.
Before the time of the internet and TV, Wild West travelling shows and diving horses used to be all the rage with people flocking to various cities to watch
When Dutch immigrant and horseman Harry de Leyer bought Snowman in the winter of 1956, little did he know he had just hitched his wagon to a star.
King Arthur and the romanticized tales that surround him and his knights include a lot of fantasy and fiction. Get a feel for the real knights in this post.
With the spotlight on the 2012 London Olympic Games in recent weeks, a list of memorable, and downright odd Olympic memories and moments were a must.
With the London Olympics taking centre stage for the next few weeks, a list of memorable, and downright odd Olympic memories and moments were a must.
Today there is a huge surge in popularity with riding sidesaddle and it is, without a doubt, one of the most elegant classes at any horse show.
Over the next two centuries the sidesaddle became the accepted method of equestrian travel for women; riding astride was not something a lady would do.
The sudden death of Phar Lap in 1932 after a successful racing career baffled his owners, stunned the world, and saddened racing fans.