December 29, 2011.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Unfortunately, I’m not planning a trip to London to see this fabulous exhibition at the National Army Museum in person. But the website offers a lot of information that you can enjoy from the comfort of your living room. Here’s a short video clip from 1915 that’s part of the exhibit. It shows Indian cavalry […]
December 15, 2011.Reading time 1 minute.
The popularity of War Horse has really increased the visibility of the war horse in battle and brought to public attention the stories of some of the horses that touched a lot of soldiers’ hearts. Here’s the story of Reckless, a Mongolian bred mare who was bought by a marine gun crew with their own […]
November 17, 2011.Reading time less than 1 minute.
Thanks to Fran Jurga for bringing this to my attention. One of the most positive things about play (and upcoming movie) War Horse, is that it has brought to public attention the plight of the horses who went to war, and has singled out some of the individual horses who were equal partners with the […]
October 15, 2011.Reading time 3 minutes.
I was lucky enough to see the Lincoln Center production of War Horse in April (you can read my review here). It’s a story that brought into the public consciousness the appalling conditions suffered by the horses and mules who fought alongside their human owners during World War I. The upcoming Spielberg movie has kept […]
April 21, 2011.Reading time 3 minutes.
Last night I saw War Horse at Lincoln Center. I’ve wanted to see it since reading reviews of the London production, so was delighted when I learned it was coming to New York this April. I was not disappointed. The production is amazing, moving and a true tribute to the thousands of horses and mules […]