The Horse in Motion

The Horse in Motion

July 6, 2012

In 1872, former Governor of California Leland Stanford, a businessman and race-horse owner, had taken a position on a popularly-debated question of the day: whether all four of a horse’s hooves are off the ground at the same time during the trot. Up until this time, most paintings of horses at full gallop showed the […]

The History of the Horse

The History of the Horse

July 4, 2012

Description: Today, the horse is one of our most familiar and dearly loved animals; but it was not always so. Horses almost became extinct. This infographic explains how riding changed the way we made war and also saved the horse from extinction. Source