The Queen awards retiring police horse Clyde at Royal Ascot

As reported by THE BBC: The Queen has awarded a 21-year-old Thames Valley Police horse with a Chief Constable's commendation at Royal Ascot. Clyde, a thoroughbred Clydesdale cross dark bay gelding, is the longest-serving operational police horse in England and Wales. The horse has worked at Royal Ascot for the past 18 years. Saturday, the… Continue reading The Queen awards retiring police horse Clyde at Royal Ascot

Dung! We have heat.

Cross-posted from the BBC Horse manure to power Woolwich home of the King's Troop The manure from horses in the King's Troop will be used to heat and light its new headquarters in south London. The dung from the 170 animals of the Royal Horse Artillery will be made into pellets to generate bio-fuel, a… Continue reading Dung! We have heat.