What certain markings meant for Native American war horses... (there are no tribes listed, so I have no idea which specific ones used these markings)

100 Free Native American Resources Homeschool Unit Study

What certain markings meant for Native American war horses. (there are no tribes listed, so I have no idea which specific ones used these markings) could be a fun class lesson

medieval war horse    this is my favorite find so far, it contrasts so well with the dark sheen of the statue

Douwe Blumberg, Warhorse 1 - Medieval bronze, x x Not strictly armour but very suggestive.

Few pictures show the suffering horses went through in the war. We know that World War I killed some ten million fighting men, almost 800,000 of them British.  Much less known is the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to France between 1914 and 1918. Only 62,000 returned.

Forgotten Heroes: A million horses were sent to fight in the Great War - only 62,000 came back

Few pictures show the suffering horses went through in the war. We know that World War I killed some ten million fighting men, almost of them British. Much less known is the fate of a million hapless horses, sent to France between 1914 and Only returned.

Civil War monument dedicated to all the horses lost -- Fort Riley, Kansas {You always think about the soldiers, nice to see the horses recognized, too}

Horses in the Civil War

Civil War monument dedicated to all the horses lost -- Fort Riley, Kansas {You always think about the soldiers, nice to see the horses recognized, too}

Heroes: Churchill was incensed at the treatment of tens of thousands of Britain's war horses in 1919

Churchill's mission to rescue the war horses and how he made officials bring tens of thousands home

theoddmentemporium: Real War Horse - equipped to carry a Vickers machine-gun.

War Horses. Highly trained, and against all their instincts these horses will lay still during a battle. An example of incredible trust and bond between man and animal.

Horses are very intelligent! War Horses highly trained and against all their instincts these horses will lay still during a battle. This is an example of an incredible trust and bond between Man and animal.

Indian War Horse   The Indian war horse was highly regarded by its American Indian owner, who often honored and protected his war horse by painting tribal symbols upon the animal's body.  While the symbols used and their meanings varied from tribe to tribe, there were some common symbols that were widely used on the Indian war horse. In this article, you will find explanations of some symbols which Indians used to decorate their war horses.

HIGH PLAINS INDIAN WAR HORSE - by Marcia Baldwin from Paintings Oils Acrylics Art Gallery- would get a tattoo like this for my mother, she's always loved horses, such a beautiful animal

A Korean War hero, the mare Sgt. Reckless learned to step over wire and get down during incoming fire.

A Korean War hero, the mare Sgt. Reckless learned to step over wire and get down during incoming fire. A true USMC War Horse!

Feb 1919 - the day Sir Winston Churchill saved the WWI horses (ie, brought 1000s of them back to England) - Google Search (Source, below) for the story & more photos.

The Day Winston Churchill Saved the War Horses

In February 1919 Sir Winston Churchill saved the WWI horses bringing thousands of them back to England.

Poignant vigil: A cavalry horse stands over the body of its rider - from the book The War Horses, which shows the reality behind the animals forgotten in World War I

Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline

Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline. Dead soldier still holding on the to the reins of his horse.how long did he stand there or did he suffer the same fate?

The destrier, or war horse

The FRIESIAN horse dates back 3000 years though the horse we know today was developed in the twelfth century in northern Europe. Friesians were ridden by the Teutonic Knights and used as war horses for the crusades.

Sioux War Pony   Live horse painted by Tony Two Bears  with help from Lisa Yellow and Karol Two Bears.  For Brady Willette's War Pony Project.

Sioux War Pony Live horse painted by Karol Two Bear For the War Pony Project. I have a large fascination with seeing horses in war paint

Total war: A British horse being fitted with an experimental gas mask

Unshakeable courage of the real War Horses: The eight million forgotten animals who were killed on the frontline

Simon Butler/Rex USA A British horse wears a gas mask soon after the horrors of chemical warfare were introduced to battle.

Pinned with Pinterest  App for iPad!  Get it at the App Store!

NATIVE AMERICAN WAR PONY: in the Native American tradition, a Warrior and his Horse were inseparable; in battle they fought together as one. Each in tune with the other’s spirit, they shared the Heart of a Warrior.

Pinterest
Search