General George Patton - One of the greatest horsemen this country has seen. from Cav to Polo to Steeplechase to the Modern Pentathalon in the 1912 Olympics. He saved the future of the Spanish Riding School at the end of in Europe.
James Arness as Matt Dillon in Gunsmoke on his horse "Old Buck" I have this photo signed by Jim Arness from 1959 when I worked on the movie lot of California Studios where Gunsmoke was filmed.got to know this wonderful person quite well.
Bill The Bastard Like all horses of the light horse brigade, Bill the Bastard was a breed of horse known as a Waler. Major Michael Shanahan’s mount, he was well known for bucking when being asked to gallop.
Comanche was ridden by Colonel Miles Keogh at the battle on June Two days after the battle, US soldiers found Comanche, very badly wounded and barely able to stand. After being transported to Fort Lincoln, he was slowly nursed back to health.