Tag: Dorothy Brooke
War brought a silver lining to horses.
Today is Veterans Day or Remembrance Day. There are few good things to come out of war but this post, which I am reposting here, tells of one huge plus for working equines. When World War 1 ended there were thousands of horses that had survived and were not returned to their homelands of England,…
How War Brought a Silver Lining (Reblog)
Originally posted on HorseAddict: When World War 1 ended there were thousands of horses that had survived and were not returned to their homelands of England, Canada or Australia. In 1930 Dorothy Brooke arrived in Cairo, Egypt.She was horrified to find hundreds of emaciated and down trodden horses that had been sold into a life…
Part Two of the “Greatest” Horse
One of the “greatest”.In 1913 there were 70,000 pit ponies down the mines in Britain.
How War Brought a Silver Lining
Dorothy Brooke pleaded for compassion for the poor war horses.