The US Army bought Comanche in St. Louis, Missouri in 1868 when the horse caught the attention of Captain Myles Keogh of the 7th Cavalry. He therefore bought it as his personal mount. In September 1868, when the Army fought with the Natives on the plains of Kansas, Comanche was wounded. His wounds were found … Continue reading 2. Comanche
The first evidence of the use of horses during warfare dates from Eurasia between to 4,000-3,000 BC—that is, more than 5,000 years ago. Since that time, the usage of horses in war increased as tactics and technologies improved, such as the invention of saddles, stirrups, and yokes. In the history of war, many horses have become … Continue reading 1. Sergeant Reckless
The concept of Special Forces Horses focuses on the bond and language between horse and human. The soldier and the horse have been inextricably tied through the ages so we thought it might be interesting to take a look at ten of the most famous warhorses in the posts following this. The first evidence of … Continue reading Horses in Warfare
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Polo is such a sociable lifestyle, it is a great way to meet passionate, entrepreneurial and inspiring people on a personal and professional level. One of the founders became involved with polo as an amateur patron and club secretary of a local club. Through this, she met not only some of her best friends but … Continue reading Dating with a Difference – Online dating aims to support charity
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The one thing that most mental health professionals say about anyone suffering from mental health problems is that they will benefit from structure and exercise. The Special Forces Horses Blueprint for PTSD focuses on a combination of structure, physical exercise and mental stimulation by learning something new and providing a community environment. See our Blueprint … Continue reading The Blueprint for PTSD
Special Forces Horses has been set up to enable us to treat veterans and ex-forces with PTSD by using horsemanship.
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