Horses of September 11th

Horse Soldier Sgt Bart Decker Afghanistan. Image from sgtmacsbar.com.

Horses have always played an integral part in the history of the United States. Following the terrorist attack in downtown Manhattan on September 11, 2001, horses have contributed so much, from healing those left behind on the homefront to carrying our courageous soldiers on the battlefront. Here are introductions to two stories, related racehorse trivia… Continue reading Horses of September 11th

Buzkashi – The National Sport of Afghanistan

You have seen the acts of abuse routinely carried out against horses in North American and European sports. Here is a rare look at Buzkashi (referred locally as "goat grabbing,") the National Sport of Afghanistan, where what they term horsemanship is brutal and often savage. Images by Richard Dunwoody from his Facebook Page who recently… Continue reading Buzkashi – The National Sport of Afghanistan