Tag: "War Horses"

Australian light horsemen riding waler horses. The soldiers are of the original contingent of the Australian Imperial Force and the photo was taken prior to their departure from Australia in November 1914. The soldier on the right is Trooper William Harry Rankin Woods, 1st Light Horse Regiment, who died of wounds on 15 May 1915, one of the first light horsemen to die during the Battle of Gallipoli."
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New film to tell story of Australia’s WW1 horses

Anzac Equestrian history believed to be a “substantially untold story”.

Archaeological dig at site of wartime horse hospital
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Archaeological dig at site of wartime horse hospital

An estimated 500,000 horses are believed to have passed through British site.

Warrior's medal was accepted at the London ceremony by author and broadcaster Brough Scott, the grandson of Warrior’s owner and rider, General Jack Seely. The pictured horse is Benjamin Buckram.
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Heroic war horse receives animal equivalent of a Victoria Cross

Mighty Warrior was dubbed “the horse the Germans could not kill”.

Remembering the horses of World War 1
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Remembering the horses of World War 1

“For those who had no choice … we remember them.”

Dorothy Brooke in the yard of the SPCA in Cairo with some of the war horses she rescued in the 1930s. © The Brooke
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The war that claimed the lives of eight million horses and donkeys

A century on, we remember the human and equine lives lost in WWI.

Lest we forget: Remembering New Zealand's war horses
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Lest we forget: Remembering New Zealand’s war horses

As nations mark 100 years since World War 1 began, we remember NZ’s war horses.

The Evening Standard carried this report on April 4, 1941, on the passing of Warrior.
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Statue to honour heroic Warrior – “the horse the Germans could not kill”

Jack Seely’s mount survived four years on Western Front.

Reckless gave exemplary service during the Korean conflict.
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Two military horses saluted for exemplary service to US military

Hall of Fame induction for Sergeant Reckless and Klinger.

War Horse at the New London Theatre.
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War Horse movie tickets up for grabs

Hit stage show now in film a bonus for NZ after live show cancelled.

War Horse at the New London Theatre.
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War Horse’s Joey to star at equestrian trade show

War Horse welcomed back to BETA International for 2014.

War Horse translated into Persian
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War Horse translated into Persian

The War Horse phenomenon continues its world-wide march and is now available in the east.

Blue Cross medal to honor brave animals
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Blue Cross medal to honor brave animals

Animal charity the Blue Cross has reinstated its historic Blue Cross medal and is calling for nominations for 2014 to mark 100 years since the start of World War I.

Part of Canada's Animals In War Dedication in Ottawa.
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Call to honour war sacrifices of animals on Canada’s Remembrance Day

“Countless animals, named and unnamed, have served and saved human lives in the process.”

The first motorised ambulance used to transport injured war horses from the battlefields of World War 1 to veterinary hospitals. Photo: The Horse Trust
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Trust remembers Britain’s war horses

World’s oldest horse charity found its calling on the battlefields of World War 1.

A scene from War Horse.
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War Horse a seemingly unstoppable force

“Finances of the National Theatre are in sound shape thanks to War Horse.”

Personnel from the Defence Animal Centre helped raise thousands of pounds for The Horse Trust.
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Fundraising efforts mark a long and proud association

Military and pensioners group help The Horse Trust raise thousands.

Mongol horsemen. Intense warfare is the evolutionary driver of large complex societies, according to a new mathematical model whose findings accurately match those of the historical record in the ancient world.
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Horses a key part of rise in empires, research shows

Scientists develop a mathematical formula that shows how great civilisations arose.

A scene from the British season of War Horse.
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“War Horse” Auckland season cancelled

Ticket sales for season beginning in August reported to be below expectations.

"War Horse" stage production coming to New Zealand
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“War Horse” stage production coming to New Zealand

Four-week season planned in Auckland from August 20 next year.

The Horse Soldier statue - De Oppresso Liber - was unveiled on November 11, 2011. © Staff Sgt. Andrew Jacob
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“Horse Soldier” statue at Ground Zero rededicated

Temporary new location for statue honouring the US “horse soldiers” who took on the Taliban.

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