Articles Tagged 'Memorial Day'

Smoke the Donkey: A Memorial Day Tribute

Expert Equestrian Articles — May 28, 2017
Remembering the plucky little donkey that touched the lives of Marines stationed in Iraq and military veterans returning home. by Jocelyn Pierce It all started in 2008 when a small gray donkey came into the lives of camp commandant Colonel John D. Folsom and the Marines stationed at Camp al… Read more »

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 »

The Horses of the Caisson Stable… Honoring Those Who Served

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 25, 2010
By Susan Seligman My 6 AM arrival seemed painfully early, but this was the army, and everyone had already reported for duty at the Caisson stables by 4:00. Eight military funerals are scheduled today, and the soldiers of the elite Caisson platoon at the Ft. Myer army base in Arlington,… Read more »