Horses at Sea

Horses at Sea

Horses at Sea

Horses arrive in Southampton Docks from the Romsey Remount Centre

Horses played a vital role in the First World War, headed to the fighting fronts in their hundreds of thousands. To get there, they had to cross the sea. This article explores maritime horse transport and the dangers and difficulties associated with it. This article has been researched and written by MAT volunteer Roger Burns.

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