Olympics 100 Years Ago – 1912 Olympics part 2

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This is the 2nd of 3 blogs from the 1913 “RASP” article “American Officers in the Riding Competitions, Stockholm, Sweden” by Captain Ben Lear, Jr., Fifteenth Cavalry The ship arrived at Stockholm, June 30, horses unloaded and taken to the … Read More

How Did the Cavalry Start Horses?

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A reader asked if I knew anything about the initial training of the U.S. Cavalry horses prior to their being ridden at Ft. Riley and whether the Army used harsh methods or did they follow the more humane methods, such … Read More

Lula Long Combs, An Amazing Horsewoman

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Whoever said that youth is wasted on the young was correct.  I had the opportunity, in my youth,  to witness many amazing moments with horses and people in horsemanship history, as I went glibly along my merry way not comprehending … Read More

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