“Matchless Preparations” “For All Disorders in Horses”

From Centaur or The Turn Out a practical treatise on the (humane) management of horses, either in harness, saddle, or stable; with hints respecting the harness-room, coach-house, &c. (1878) by Edward W. Gough, via Wikimedia Commons.

Supporting the Hunt

HUNTING–Gentlemen suffering from weakness and strain in the thigh, &c, should wear COL LOWTHER’S HUNTING BAND, the only article that keeps its position during the most violent exertion. Descriptive circulars of many articles suited for persons who follows field sports and require support, post free. SPARKS and SON, Patent Truss and Surgical Bandage Maker,28 Conduit-street, […]

French Horse Laughs

It’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe day, and, as Fran Jurga at The Jurga Report points out, that means it’s time for France to produce beautiful and/or hilarious horse-themed adverts. She’s collected a herd of them here – I highly recommend ALL of ’em!

Pimlico Blows a Horn

If Pegasus sprang forth from the Hippocrene fountain on Mount Helicon, then I’d guess that “Kegasus” flopped out of a spray of flat Budweiser in a place I’d rather never visit. Yes, Kegasus. Kegasus the Centaur (let’s not get too deep into Greek myths and what centaurs did to women and the fact that they […]

Pony-fu

Fan art? Spoof? A My Little Pony fan cut together this video of the trailer for a new computer game called Skyrim with clips from MLP cartoons and created ‘The Elder Scrolls 6: Equestria’. More here from Andy Chalk on The Escapist, who actually knows what he’s talking about (unlike me). It’s almost as good […]