It’s no surprise that some of the great pioneers of automobiles in the US had a great appreciation for horses. In fact, some cars were named after these majestic animals! Ever wonder why they call it “horsepower”? One of these cars is still in production today. We’d be willing to bet that you can guess which one that is.
Quite possibly the oldest equine sport, and believed to be the sport that started the ancient Olympic games, chariot racing was made famous in modern times by the 1959 epic film, Ben Hur. And even though this is a very old tradition – can you believe it’s still alive in some parts of the west?
History shows us that Leonardo da Vinci seemed to have been a big fan of horses, and even his rough sketches possess an almost magical lifelike quality, both in their detail and in their perspective.