War Horse: A History of the Military Horse and Rider

In War Horse: A History of the Military Horse and Rider, Louis A. DiMarco discusses all of the uses of horses in battle, including the Greek, Persian, and Roman cavalry, the medieval knight and his mount, the horse warriors—Huns, Mongols, Arabs, and Cossacks—the mounted formations of Frederick the Great and Napoleon, and mounted unconventional fighters, such as American Indians, the Boers, and partisans during World War II.

Horses: History, Myth, Art

Horses: History, Myth, Art by Catherine Johns The remarkable relationship between people and horses has been evoked in art from the beginning of the bond between them. In this beautifully illustrated book, Catherine Johns explores the horse in art from the ancient world to the modern era. In early human history, horses were among the […]

The Military Horse

The Military Horse is a site dedicated to the study of the horse in military service. This site has some wonderful historical listings and vintage cavalry photos, as well as information on restoring and obtaining vintage cavalry saddles.

W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library

The W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Library is a collection of Arabian horse materials temporarily located in the Old Kellogg Stables at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The collection mainly consists of books and periodicals, both current and out-of-print, dealing with the Arabian horse.

Institute for Ancient Equestrian Studies

David Anthony and Dorcas Brown organized the Institute for Ancient Equestrian Studies (IAES) at Hartwick College in 1994 as part of a research project on the origins of horseback riding that was funded by the American Philosophical Society, the Wenner Gren Foundation, the U.S. National Science Foundation, the Freedman Foundation and Hartwick College.