Articles Tagged 'Civil War'

Horses We Can’t Forget on Memorial Day

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 24, 2015
by Jocelyn Pierce Memorial Day is a day of reflection and remembrance to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives while serving in the military. Perhaps the most largely unrecognized, and sometimes altogether forgotten veterans are the horses that served alongside man. Since the domestication of… Read more »

California Historical Artillery Society- Horse Rescue & Reenactments

Expert Equestrian Articles — December 12, 2013
Learn about the California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS), an organization that rescues Standardbreds and gives them new lives as artillery horses for Civil War reenactments. by Jocelyn Pierce The California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS) has been performing historical reenactments since 1998. Founded by Dennis Winfrey, who sought to combine a love… Read more »

Famous Horses in History - The Fire Horse

Expert Equestrian Articles — January 31, 2012
by Heidi Longaberger As many horse owners will tell you, our equines are often considered part of the family. They are our partners in blazing trails, racing around barrels or jumping over fences. Most often, they are simply our companions, offering a nicker of hello and a quiet strength. But… Read more »