Monday Minstrel: Przewalski’s Horse

Equus ferus przewalskii .  This rugged little horse was found in Central Asia by Nikolai Mikhailovich Przewalski who was on an expedition in the region in May 1879. The little horses he saw were smart enough to get wind of him and his expedition and flee. Przewalski liked to shoot first and ask questions later. Anything …

Monday Minstrel:The Paint Horse.

  This is a photo of a print of a Kiowa Warrior and Wife by Stephen Mopope ( 1898-1974). The Kiowa were Plains Natives and the horse  was  part of the family. The horse made it easier to hunt and to move camp. Paint  horses were especially valued as their coloring was not only attractive…

Monday Minstrel: Dressage and the Uptown Funk Mashup!

What have dressage and the Uptown Funk mashup got in common?  Hours of hard work, practicing, strengthening, stretching, rehearsing, patience, perseverance all to make it look effortless and easy to the viewers.  Here is the Uptown Funk Mashup with the best of the best of the Hollywood musical dancers in my favourite music video. After…