The term Horsepower was adopted by Engineer James Watt, it's a measurement of power or the rate of which work is done, there are many different standards and types of Horse Power, he originally compared the output of steam engines to draft horses and at one point a pony. thecompressedairblog.com/…
... that draft horses have sawdust put all over their feet 'feathers' to make them look extra fancy! youtube.com/watch?v=fNm5f…
For 500 years Brabant draft horses have been used for shrimp fishing in the North Sea. horsenation.com/2014/09/1…
There is a monument to honour the almost one million (often forgotten) Allied horses who died during the First World War. Of one million drafted horses only 62,000 returned 1918. express.co.uk/life-style/…
Today I learned of Erin Bolster, a woman who saved the life of a boy and his horse by charging at a grizzly bear head on. She’d been out riding when she spotted the bear chasing the pair. So, she charged at it three times and drove it away. Her horse was a leased one. After the incident, she bought him. spokesman.com/stories/201…
Sweden experimented with a Moose cavalry in the 1700s stockholm.headsaflamemedi…
Native Americans never rode horses until the Europeans brought them in the 16th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
Today I learned of a war memorial for animals in London. It is inscribed "They had no choice". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ani…
The largest stallion ever was 2 meter high and weighted 1,5 ton horsecarecourses.com/hors…

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