Remembering the War Horses

Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Here are some of the way horses have been used in wars and conflicts. Millions upon millions have died for it. They didn't give their lives. The lives were taken. American Civil… Continue reading Remembering the War Horses

Veteran’s Day and a Very Special Horse

Korean War Veteran, Sgt Reckless.

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day–a common misunderstanding, according to the… Continue reading Veteran’s Day and a Very Special Horse

Read this Book — Sgt Reckless: America’s War Horse

• Sgt Reckless: America’s War Horse by Robin Hutton A Mongolian mare who was bred to be a racehorse, Ah-Chim-Hai, or Flame-of-the-Morning, belonged to a young boy named Kim-Huk-Moon. In order to pay for a prosthetic leg for his sister, Kim made the difficult decision to sell his beloved companion. Lieutenant Eric Pedersen purchased the… Continue reading Read this Book — Sgt Reckless: America’s War Horse

Photo: Horse is used to pull a caisson for burial ceremony of Korean War Veteran

Horse pulling caisson of korean war soldier.

An example of the many ways horses are used regarding the wars of man. We honor all who served. Description A horse stands in front of the caisson during burial services for Korean War soldier US Army Cpl. David J. Wishon, Jr., of Baltimore, Md., Friday at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Wishon was… Continue reading Photo: Horse is used to pull a caisson for burial ceremony of Korean War Veteran

What a Veteran: Korean war horse Sgt. Reckless

Korean War Veteran, Sgt Reckless.

This is our second post about the Korean War veteran Sgt. Reckless who happens to be a horse. We at Tuesday's Horse first discovered the Sgt. Reckless story in June, 2011. It has gone viral many times over since then, but for those who have yet to hear about her, you are in for a… Continue reading What a Veteran: Korean war horse Sgt. Reckless

Sgt. Reckless: A Great American Hero

Real life war horse Sgt Reckless was made SSgt twice by the Marines.

Here is a video about a warrior you may never have heard about. Sgt. Reckless was a Korean War veteran of a different kind. She was a Marine with the 5th Marines Recoilless Rifle Co. SSgt. Reckless was wounded twice in action and went through some of the toughest campaigns of that war. Reckless was… Continue reading Sgt. Reckless: A Great American Hero