Songster

Keyham Lodge School

Students at Keyham Lodge School in Leicester have written to tell us of their love for their ponies and how they now have a better understanding of the role horses, mules and donkeys have played in war, and the meaning of the purple poppy… Staff member, Joanne Wilson says : “We have two ponies Fly […]

Hero Horse No 7 – Songster

Mary Baird who has nominated him says where Songster – a handsome chestnut horse – came from no one appears to know. He was mobilised with other horses in Loughborough Market on August 4, 1914, and taken to France with The Prince Albert’s Own Yeomanry in November that year, with Trooper Bert Main in the […]

Songster unveiled

Songster unveiled. June 29th, 2019. Local MP Nicky Morgan and the people of Loughborough came together on Armed Forces Day to see 12-year old Lewis Main unveil an armature, an open-framed sculpture, of the town’s most famous war horse, Songster. It stands in the shadows of the Carillion Tower, in Queen’s Park, which is a […]

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