The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race event. Since 1882 New Zealand bred horses have won the event 40 times whilst the British bred horses have won only five. #tbt #horses #racehorse

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's major thoroughbred horse race event. Since 1882 New Zealand bred horses have won the event 40 times whilst the British bred horses have won only five. #tbt #horses #racehorse

Have a look at these antique Japanese Samurai Stirrups. What do you think of them? #tbt #horses #equestriansports

Have a look at these antique Japanese Samurai Stirrups. What do you think of them? #tbt #horses #equestriansports

In the 1800's it was considered 'unladylike' to ride a horse while saddled with one leg on each side. That's why they had special side saddles, along these were the beautifully handcrafted side saddle stirrups. What do you think of these designs? #tbt #antiques #equestrainsports

In the 1800's it was considered 'unladylike' to ride a horse while saddled with one leg on each side. That's why they had special side saddles, along these were the beautifully handcrafted side saddle stirrups. What do you think of these designs? #tbt #antiques #equestrainsports

Police horses have been used in peacetime law enforcement since the 17th century and the first official mounted police unit in South Africa was established in 1910. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horseriding

Police horses have been used in peacetime law enforcement since the 17th century and the first official mounted police unit in South Africa was established in 1910. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horseriding

Our #throwbackthursday image this week takes us back to when  Red Rum, ridden by Tommy Stack, wins the 1977 Grand National. Who remembers this fantastic horse? #tbt #trivia

Our #throwbackthursday image this week takes us back to when Red Rum, ridden by Tommy Stack, wins the 1977 Grand National. Who remembers this fantastic horse? #tbt #trivia

In 1948, Adios was bought by harness racing driver, Delvin Miller, to stand in stud at his Meadow Lands farm near Washington, Pennsylvania. The horse proved to be a tremendous stud, considered by many to be the greatest in harness racing #history. #tbt #throwbackthursday

In 1948, Adios was bought by harness racing driver, Delvin Miller, to stand in stud at his Meadow Lands farm near Washington, Pennsylvania. The horse proved to be a tremendous stud, considered by many to be the greatest in harness racing #history. #tbt #throwbackthursday

This throwback Thursday we have found a very interesting part of history that we would like to share with you, did you know that no horses existed in Australia until settlers brought them during the eighteenth century? No early horse fossils have ever been found in Australia. #throwbackthursday #horsefacts #lifestyle

This throwback Thursday we have found a very interesting part of history that we would like to share with you, did you know that no horses existed in Australia until settlers brought them during the eighteenth century? No early horse fossils have ever been found in Australia. #throwbackthursday #horsefacts #lifestyle

This is a photograph that was voted "Horse Photo Of The Day" in an Australian magazine in 1942. #throwbackthursday #lifestylesports

This is a photograph that was voted "Horse Photo Of The Day" in an Australian magazine in 1942. #throwbackthursday #lifestylesports

This is an image from the first Badminton Trials in 1949 and it was billed the most important Horse event. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horsecare #equestrianaccessories

This is an image from the first Badminton Trials in 1949 and it was billed the most important Horse event. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horsecare #equestrianaccessories

Catherine ‘Skittles’ Walters, courtesan of Victorian London, noted horsewoman and famed for having the tightest riding-habit in Britain.#throwbackthursday #equestriansports #ilovehorseriding

Catherine ‘Skittles’ Walters, courtesan of Victorian London, noted horsewoman and famed for having the tightest riding-habit in Britain.#throwbackthursday #equestriansports #ilovehorseriding


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Helga Köhler (GER) on Pesgö, 1960, who was born in Hamburg 1925, was the most successful lady rider in Germany from the late 1940's to the early 1960's

Helga Köhler (GER) on Pesgö, 1960, who was born in Hamburg 1925, was the most successful lady rider in Germany from the late 1940's to the early 1960's

This is an image from the first Badminton Trials in 1949 and it was billed the most important Horse event. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horsecare #equestrianaccessories

This is an image from the first Badminton Trials in 1949 and it was billed the most important Horse event. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horsecare #equestrianaccessories

This is a photograph taken in 1977 of the Imperial Horses, The Pahlavi family lead a high society luxurious life that was way apart from ordinary people. #lifestylesports #equestrainsports #horseriding

This is a photograph taken in 1977 of the Imperial Horses, The Pahlavi family lead a high society luxurious life that was way apart from ordinary people. #lifestylesports #equestrainsports #horseriding

This throwback Thursday we have found a very interesting part of history that we would like to share with you, did you know that no horses existed in Australia until settlers brought them during the eighteenth century? No early horse fossils have ever been found in Australia. #throwbackthursday #horsefacts #lifestyle

This throwback Thursday we have found a very interesting part of history that we would like to share with you, did you know that no horses existed in Australia until settlers brought them during the eighteenth century? No early horse fossils have ever been found in Australia. #throwbackthursday #horsefacts #lifestyle

Several nations used horse units during World War II. The Polish army used cavalry to defend against the armies of Nazi Germany during the 1939 invasion. #tbt #throwbackthursday

Several nations used horse units during World War II. The Polish army used cavalry to defend against the armies of Nazi Germany during the 1939 invasion. #tbt #throwbackthursday

Police horses have been used in peacetime law enforcement since the 17th century and the first official mounted police unit in South Africa was established in 1910. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horseriding

Police horses have been used in peacetime law enforcement since the 17th century and the first official mounted police unit in South Africa was established in 1910. #throwbackthursday #tbt #horseriding

This is a photograph that was voted "Horse Photo Of The Day" in an Australian magazine in 1942. #throwbackthursday #lifestylesports

This is a photograph that was voted "Horse Photo Of The Day" in an Australian magazine in 1942. #throwbackthursday #lifestylesports

I think that learning how to horseback ride and becoming a barrel racer would be an awesome experience. Growing with a horse together and having that dedication and friendship would be beautiful.

I think that learning how to horseback ride and becoming a barrel racer would be an awesome experience. Growing with a horse together and having that dedication and friendship would be beautiful.

Albert Moews on Apollo   Vintage 1940s Horse by AllHorseVintage

Albert Moews on Apollo - Vintage 1940s Horse Photograph

Albert Moews on Apollo Vintage 1940s Horse by AllHorseVintage

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