DID YOU KNOW?
fr om The UK government bought horses Australia, Argentina, USA and Canada. ossing Many horses died on the sea cr cannot from America because a horse vomit and seasicknes s kills them. Horses on the Western Front were provided with masks that were effective against chlorine gas.
Dummy horses were sometimes used to deceive the enemy into misreading the loca tion of troops. Horses were considered so valuable to the army that if a soldier ’s horse was killed or died, he had t o cut his off a hoof and bring it back t o commanding officer to prove they hadn’t simply become separated.