Grand Farazdac/Grey/Arabian Kanbeastar/Bey/Arabian Melagain/Grey/Arabian Frederick/Chesnut/Arabian Anna/Chesnut/Arabian Knight/Grey/Arabian Darby/Grey/Connemara Feather/Bey/Arabian Beezel/Bey/Half-Arabian Rex/Grey/QH-Arabian Affi/Grey/Andalusian Zorro/Bey/QH Baron/Grey/Arabian
All of the horses in War Horse regularly practice weekly to work as a team and often the horses can follow the 65 maneuvers that are called by voice command. A few of our equine warriors are rescues and have joined the ranks with eagerness.
The majority of the horses in War Horse are Arabian horses, which are the oldest registered equestrian breed. The Arabian horse is one of the most suitable all-around horse for cavalry and equestrian sports. Arabians horses excel in long distance riding - 100 miles or more, as well as jumping, horse racing & dressage. We also have Connemara who is a therapy horse for Special Spirit, a Andalusian who is a veteran Rose Parade horse, and a Quarter Horse who excels as a hunter/jumper.
This year, War Horse presents the Napoleonic Age; the majestic splendor of the cavalry as they were 200 years ago. The uniforms are accurate presentations of the pomp & circumstance of the Royal Scots Greys, Prussian Lieb Hussars, Bavarian Chevaulegers & French Chasseurs & Cuirassiers.
War Horse is a 501-c3 established in 1999 in Los Angeles and very committed to the local community, active with many non-profits and autistic riding programs. War Horse presents many famous cavalry regiments throughout history; 1776 American Colonial Dragoons, Victorian 17th Lancers, Indian Bengal Lancers, WWI German Uhlans and the Queen's Dragoon Guards to name a few. The Ladies of War Horse are and english side-saddle performance group. War Horse has consulted, trained and advised for film and TV. www.warhorsefoundation.com
The Royal Scots Greys is a unique British cavalry regiment on all grey horses. Famous for their red uniforms and charge at Waterloo, capturing a French Eagle. These 1815 Scots Greys wear trademark bearskin caps and red wool tunics with matching red valises on the back of saddles. The Prussian Lieb Hussars are a famous cavalry regiment back to the times of Frederick the Great. These 1809 era hussars are in black tunics with silver metal braid. The Bavarian Chevaulegers are the famous cavalry regiment from the kingdom of Bavaria in 1813. In green wool tunics and the signature Raupenhelm helmet, the chevaulegers fought with Napoleon on the campaign to Moscow and then later against Napoleon. The French Chasseurs (in the green tunics) and Cuirassiers (in the Blue tunic) are some the vaunted French Heavy Cavalry that served Napoleon from Spain, Italy, Russia, Austria to the muddy fields of Waterloo.
Many of the Saddles with War Horse are original European cavalry saddles nearly 100 years old. War Horse has working saddles that are over 150 years old.