Back by popular demand — "The history of mankind is carried on the back of a horse" tees. Besides being beautiful featuring unique artistry created just for The Horse Fund, here is what wearing this design with pride will remind folks: For 5000 years the horse has been an ever present ally in war and… Continue reading The Horse and Civilization tees are back
Updated 11/06/2016 RELAUNCHED CAMPAIGN! ENDS TUESDAY DECEMBER 6TH "The history of mankind is carried on the back of a horse." We have long been inspired by this quote and have turned it into a t-shirt campaign to raise awareness about the relevance to mankind of the domestication of the horse. Nigel Tallis of the British… Continue reading Horse Fund launches “What civilization owes the horse” t-shirt campaign
EXCERPTED STORY WITH GRACIOUS PERMISSION BY ITS AUTHOR, SUSAN E. SWANBERG Reproduction of Image and Content is Prohibited BRIGHTY of the Grand Canyon, by Marguerite Henry, describes the embellished adventures of Bright Angel, a real-life, half-wild burro that roamed the North Rim of the Grand Canyon from about 1892 until 1922. The National Park Service’s North Rim… Continue reading The story of Brighty and a history of America’s wild burros
Although this is an ad for a Bank whose symbol has been the black horse, this is a reminder of some of the ways horses have helped mankind.
From NIGEL TALLIS, Exhibition Curator, British Museum For 5000 years the horse has been an ever-present ally in war and peace. Civilisations have risen and fallen on their backs and evidence of the horse’s use is everywhere to be seen. Yet somehow, following the increasing pace of mechanisation in the 1930s, we have so quickly… Continue reading Horses and human history