Smithfield horse market dates for 2012: January 1, February 5, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 2, October 7, November 4, December 2

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Horse facts and equestrian information

Horse facts and equestrian information: For example, did you know that in Argentina must wear hats in sunny weather? Or that in New York it's illegal to open an umbrella near a horse? Or that any horse under 14.2 hands high is technically a pony?

Horse facts from the arts, history and culture

Horse facts from the arts, history and culture: Horse have featured heavily in film, television, literature and the arts. There are some fascinating facts about the roles of equines in entertainment.

For example, that the cream horse in Gone With The Wind was the same steed used by the Lone Ranger? It was called 'Silver'.