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.
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.
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 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.
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.