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Great War Horses

Great War Horses

Great War Horses: the horses that provided the backbone of the Australian Light Horse regiments in World War I were popularly known as Walers. Bred for Australia’s tough Outback conditions, Walers were well-equipped for the harsh climate and terrain of the Middle East, where the ANZAC forces faced the armies of the Ottoman Empire.     Great War Horses is …

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Stubbs

Great Artists episode 5 – Stubbs

Stubbs George Stubbs is the greatest painter of horses who ever lived, but so much more than that – a man who literally dissected his subject before he felt able to paint it. But Stubbs was no dispassionate observer instead he brought a weight of feeling to his work that sometimes makes the spine tingle.     Stubbs’ great triumph …

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