Monthly Archives: May 2013

Jumping Obstacles, Italian Cavalry Style

I found this interesting video footed from the Luce Archives in Italy. This is how you jump obstacles in the field, in the Caprilli ‘Natural System’. Hell bent for leather. Not many people today have the guts to let their … Continue reading

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Cavalry History – “Last Man Standing Australian Boer War Anzac Light Horse Veteran”

An interesting bit of video I stumbled upon tonight. “Last Man Standing Australian Boer War Anzac Light Horse Veteran”

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Equestrian Stud Farm of the French Cavalry – Vintage film from after WW I

Heres some interesting footage of the French Cavalry Stud Farm from the archives of Karl Hoeffkes (see: www.karlhoeffkes.de) Translation of the German text for this video: Karl Hoeffkes – equestrian stud farm of French Cavalry (M728) (Karl Hoeffkes – Reitgestüt … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Education – a great web site

“This May WildHorseEducation.org has many challenges to gain protections for our wild horses and burros. Our legal actions are on an intense schedule. Our field work must take place in order to prepare for what is ahead. Our media teams … Continue reading

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The True Horseman

I’m not a big fan of TV commercials, but this one is absolutely beautiful. The True Horseman: They say a good rider can hear his horse speak to him, but a great rider can hear his horse whisper. The years … Continue reading

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