US Presidents' Horses - Back in the 1800's, when horses were the primary means of land transportation, at least some United States presidents were knowledgeable about horses and made sure they had horses that were good for riding and for driving.
Horse Appreciation - Do horses make good pets? This article argues that they do. Back when cars were starting to take over the roads, advocates of horses gave advice favoring horse ownership.
Horseshoeing Profession - Good horseshoeing is so important that price should almost be no object. Find and keep a good farrier for your horse.
Horses for Training - This article goes over what to look for in a horse - some thoughts on what a horse should look like, how the horse should be behaving, and what may be expected from a horse with specific qualities.
Race Horse Breeding - Classic beliefs about thoroughbred horse breeding and racing in the 1880's.
Early Horse Breeding Regulation - Laws regulating the breeding of horses were necessary to protect people and government agencies from sellers of unsound and unhealthy horses.
Ideal Horses - In the absence of standard measurements and proportions the characteristics of the most important types of horses invite discussion