Author Archives: Dan Gilmore

The Irish Army equitation School – The Military Tradition

This is a particularly fetching video that shows that the military tradition of equitation is alive and well. Be sure to take a look at the Irish Army Equitation School website: Irish Army Equitation School. This is the way you … Continue reading

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Waler Horses

Oh, I would love to import a Waler to cross with my mustangs to produce the ultimate all-around horse!

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Camp Gallipoli – The Journey of the Anzac Flame

For those of you Down Under who are Cavalry fans and fans of the Waler Horse.

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Measuring and Fitting Western Saddles

Here’s a link to an excellent guide for measuring and fitting Western saddles that was sent to me by Bill Healey (content writer for Horse.com). See: Measuring and Fitting Western Saddles (Horse.com). This guide is also very good for understanding … Continue reading

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GilmoreHorsemanship.com Website Updates

I was perusing my website and doing a little updating when I discovered that there was an issue with the characterset I used on the page at “Federico Caprilli: Per L’ Equitatzione Di Campagna (For Riding in the Field)”. It … Continue reading

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Horse of Kings, Thief of Hearts, The Carthusian Horse

Eyes that did not blink when the arrow grazed his neck and caught the ancient meaning in a fleeting, burning glance. Ears that heard the cannon´s roar, the wispered words of love. Skin of shot silk that knew the summer´s … Continue reading

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The Equine Army (BBC World War I at Home Episode 10/11)

If you are interested in the cavalry experience of World War One, you have to watch this video.

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Tryon Sport Horse Resource – New Local Equestrian Website

For those of you in the Tryon, North Carolina area, there’s a great new website promoting everything equestrian. Be sure to visit http://www.tryonsporthorse.com – Tryon Sport Horse Resource and check it out.

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War Horse: The Real Story

Here’s an interesting short documentary about British Cavalry Horses in World War One I found on YouTube. “For centuries, Britain’s cavalry had been one of the staples of its military force. But with the dawn of World War I, a … Continue reading

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Polish Lance Drill

Here’s an interesting video demonstrating a Polish Cavalry Lance Drill (Lt. Robert Woronowicz. Krakus’ uniform)  that was posted our International Cavalry Association FaceBook page. Teaching a horse to tolerate firearms, sabres and tent pegging lances can be a fairly interesting … Continue reading

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