The sculpture above is of the war-weary Civil War horse in the courtyard of the National Sporting Library http://www.nsl.org/warhorse.htm .
Today is Veteran's Day, a day to remeber our fallen military heros. Let's also take a moment to remember the many fallen horses who died in battle, side-by-side with their human partners.
Click here to read an article from Horse.com about our fallen equine heros. "Armistice Day, more commonly known as Veterans Day, provides us with an opportunity to commemorate the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany at the end of World War I and marks the day when millions of people worldwide stop to remember those who have served and died for their countries in military conflicts throughout history. This Veterans Day, spare a few extra seconds to remember the countless number of horses that lost their lives in combat alongside the brave men and women who served their nations. "