Memorial Day 2022

More than 8 million horses, mules and donkeys died in World War I alone. These rugged animals transported ammunition and supplies over landscapes that vehicles could not navigate. And they suffered the same fate as the human warriors, dying from shellfire, weather, chemical gas, or disease. First World War: 7,000 horses died in one day… Continue reading Memorial Day 2022

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

Reading List for Summer 2016

by VIVIAN You may recognize this list. We featured it last Christmas. All of these books are remarkable and if there's been anything published I would recommend more highly, I am unaware of them. Here they are in alphabetical order. All gems. You will be a better advocate for having read them. I guarantee! •… Continue reading Reading List for Summer 2016

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

Five great horse books that make a grand read, and a great gift

by VIVIAN Here are my top five recommended books on horses. I had in mind to wax a bit lyrical about these books but let's just get to it. They are great. They are grand. They are each groundbreaking in their own way. They teach us. They exhilarate us. Buy these. Read these. Gift these.… Continue reading Five great horse books that make a grand read, and a great gift

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