Month: September 2022

Brigadier and Commander are heavyweight calendar boys to feature in October

Meet two wonderful heavy horses, Brigadier and Commander, the pride of the Hook Norton Brewery Company in Oxfordshire.  They have been nominated to be our October Virtual Calendar entry by head coachman Nicholas Carter. “There are few better sights than Hook Norton’s beautiful shire horses, stamping their feet and snorting on a cold winter’s morning, […]

Hero Horse No32 – Sandy the Survivor

Nigel Alsopp, our War Horse Memorial ambassador in Australia, has nominated Sandy, the only horse to return Down Under after serving in World War One. He says: “According to the Australian War Memorial, during The Great War Australia sent 136,000 horses overseas to be used by the Australian, British and Indian armed forces. Sandy, a […]

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