Tag Archives: horses

The sport of princes. And rabbits, apparently.

I’ve been reading about horse racing at the turn of the nineteenth century and have been both charmed and appalled by some of the things I’ve discovered. While I’d been aware of some of the Prince of Wales’s less savoury … Continue reading

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Cross-species love

I’ve been reading up on nineteenth century English thoroughbreds for the piece I’m currently working on, and have stumbled across some lovely little anecdotes about horses with non-equine best friends. There was Lanercost, whose best friend, a dog, was so … Continue reading

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