Trot along to Beamish for Horses at War

Written by Beamish Museum Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:06
Trot along to Beamish for Horses at War Beamish Museum

An amazing 60 horses, from the cavalry to pack ponies, will be at Beamish this weekend to tell the story of First World War horses.

“Horses at War is one of our most popular events. Visitors have the opportunity to discover the role of horses, ponies and mules during the First World War and to see splendid animals and vehicles at work in appropriate period settings.”  Chris Thompson, Keeper of Animals and Land Engagement

Horses at War, from 13th to 15th April, will showcase magnificent animals demonstrating the role of horses and ponies during the First World War, both on the battlefields and on the Home Front.

The impressive 16th Lancers Cavalry Unit will set up their encampment in The Pit Village and give impressive displays of horsemanship. Completing the military scene here will be the 29th Field Kitchen, a horse-drawn field kitchen and farriery demonstrations... READ MORE
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