Monthly Archives: June 2012

Puppy and horse smooch, snout-to-teeth

Every once in a while you stumble on something involving horses and dogs that involves the ‘cute factor’. Take a look at this: Puppy and horse smooch, snout-to-teeth

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Napoleonic Cavalry Evoutions

Here’s some nice footage of drill riding from the 15th Hussars. This is how it was done in small units back in the day.

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The Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band (Buxton Military Tattoo 2011) – The Cavalry Music Traditon Lives On

This is footage from the Buxton Military Tattoo 2011 of The Heavy Cavalry and Cambrai Band. This is an outstanding military band of the cavalry tradition. The base melody for this march, “I Vow To Thee My Country” (Gustav Holst, … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II and King Faisal review the Royal Horse Artillery RHA 1967

This is some serious military equitation. “Queen Elizabeth II and King Faisal review the Royal Horse Artillery RHA 1967″ from: “djamaluddin” on YouTube. Brought up by Hartmut Writh of the International Cavalry Association (see: ICA – Facebook From the same … Continue reading

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English Riding Supply Recalls “Happy Mouth” Wire Mouth Bits for Horses Due to Risk of Injury

A bit of consumer safety information someone passed on to me: “WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop … Continue reading

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