As it is considered a point of honour for the Machine Gunner to keep his gun firing under all circumstances, so it should be a point of honour for the driver to keep his animal always in a fit condition and ready for any emergency.
This can only be done by the utmost attention to the animals: watering, feeding, grooming and correct harnessing.
📌 Very often the animal is put down as lazy or bad tempered when the fault really lies with the man in whose care it is ‘
Ref; 📖 🏅 🐴 Second Lieutenant R. J. Day : The Mounted Officer’s Book on Horses and Mules for Transport. – issued to both artillery and infantry during WW1 (1914-1918) #ww1 #lestweforget🌹 #remembrance #thegreatwarhorse #remountsregiment #horsesofinstagram #horsegrooming #tribute #history #memory #creativegrooming #thehorsebarber #wewillrememberthem
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