War horse to polo pony – horses in India

I just wanted to share with you this very interesting article on the history of horses in India – from the early days of the cavalry to the import of horses from Australia … fascinating! And with some great photos and illustrations too.

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HORSES AND MOUNTED GAMES IN COLONIAL CALCUTTA

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Barrackpore House and its English Park: 1803 -1912

I’m re-blogging this fascinating article on the history of Barrackpore in Bengal:

রাজভবন লাটবাগান In sequence of the previously posted essay, ‘Barrackpore, a little Calcutta’, I am tempted to bring about the subject once again to share with you the fascinating details of the mak…

Source: Barrackpore House & Its English Park: 1803 -1912