Monday Minstrel: The horse in 17,000 BC

There is and overriding sense of forward propulsion see in the procession of fine horses on the south wall of the Axial Gallery deep in the caves of Lascaux.These horses are going somewhere, heading purposefully round the smooth curve of the wall. Their prehistoric artist, working to the flickering light of a fat-burning lamp, used…

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…

380,000 Lives Lost

Napoleon liked to ride a white horse but he was not a sympathetic rider!