We asked H&H readers to send in photographs of their four-legged friends wearing poppies to mark Armistice Day (11 November) and we were overwhelmed with the response. We received countless fantastic pictures of horses — and a few dogs — wearing the iconic remembrance symbol.
What better way to pay respect to all those who fell in the war — both two-legged and four. Thank you very much to everyone who sent in pictures of riders and horses wearing their poppies with pride.
You may also enjoy reading these news stories honouring war horses:
Ranging from Shetlands to hunters the horses — two driven the rest ridden — lined up at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern for the 10.30am service.
Philip Blacker — who rode 340 winners and was placed in the Grand National three times — retired in 1982 and turned his hand to art.
Warrior, who was owned and ridden by H&H racing columnist Brough Scott’s grandfather General Jack Seely, was honoured with the PDSA Dickin Medal in September.
Local tree surgeon Greg Bint has carved a horses’ head into the trunk of an oak tree.
The tree was hit by lightning in the February storms and part of it fell over on the road. Mrs de’Ath decided to turn it into art.