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Horse Feng Shui
17th May 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
In Chinese symbolism the horse generally represents loyalty, bravery, success, endurance and progress. There are two main types of horse symbolism, tribute horses and victory horses. Tribute horses symbolize an increase in luck and prosperity. Victory horses are thought to symbol ...
Military on Horseback
10th Apr 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
As soon as man learned to ride horseback, they probably rode horses into battles, raids and other types of conflicts. But the earliest use of horses in battle, 3000 to 4000 years ago, was for pulling loads. Eventually the chariot was invented with a driver and soldier standing in ...
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Horse Statuary
17th Mar 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
There is a distinction between equine and equestrian statues. Equine statues are statues of horses only. An example would be the bronze statue of Secretariat at Belmont Park, which shows Secretariat running freely with his mane and tail blowing in the wind. Equestrian statues sho ...
No Wild Horses Left
4th Mar 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
Pretty much everything written about Przewalski's horses in the last few decades has claimed that they were the last true wild horses on the planet. We call many horse populations wild such as Mustangs, but they are feral, descending from domestic horses that were lost, stolen or ...
The First Horse Nations of North America
21st Feb 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
It wasn’t long after the Spaniards arrived in what we now know as the Americas that the indigenous people who lived here began to see the value of the horses they brought. Whether they were gifts, captured strays or perhaps stolen, the horse would come to change everything for th ...
Henry the VIII and His Horses
5th Jan 2018   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
Henry the Eighth (1491 - 1547) is probably the most notorious of the British monarchs. The second Tudor king was known for beheading or divorcing several wives and creating the Church of England, establishing himself, and not the Pope in Rome as the head of the church. He united ...
Racehorse Burials
16th Sep 2017   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
Back in 2014, a group of archeologists dug beneath the Californian soil and unearthed three large horse skeletons. The skeletons were remains of three famous race horses that raced on the property when it was part of Hollywood Park, an elaborate race track supported and frequente ...
Horses by The Sea
18th Jul 2017   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
So many horse breeds originated in European countries like Germany, France, and Great Britain that we forget that there are also many breeds developed elsewhere. Certainly, the Arabian Peninsula and area is where the Arabian, Barb, Akhal-Teke and other hot blooded breeds began. ...
Horse Museums
17th Jun 2017   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
The horse has a long history with us, so it shouldn’t be surprising that there are museums around the world where horse lovers can learn more about them. Many museums feature a certain aspect of the horse world such as racing, art, horse-drawn vehicles or a specific breed. ...
War Horses
18th Nov 2015   |   Equine History and Culture   |   Saferaphus
Remembrance Day and Memorial Day are celebrated in many countries during the month of November. It’s a time to thank veterans and remember fallen heros. Along with the human heros, many of us also give some thought to the thousands of four-legged heros that endured the horrors of ...
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A Brave Marine - Sergeant Reckless
11th Jul 2012   |   Equine History and Culture   |   mosquito
This isn’t the story of just any marine. Sergeant Reckless was unique. First of all, I think I’m safe in saying she was the first female marine ever, certainly the first to be promoted to Sergeant. She was like her comrades in many ways – She liked a good breakfast of scrambled e ...
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