Warhorse: The Real Story

Synopsis
Documentary about the horses requisitioned from British farms and country estates during World War I to serve on the front line. Brough Scott tells the story his grandfather Jack Seely and his horse Warrior, who both survived the Somme and Passchendaele.
When the war ended, 85,000 of the oldest were sold for horse meat. Half a million were sold to French farmers to help rebuild the countryside. Only 60,000 made it back to Britain. Six black horses that survived the war together would pull the body of the unknown warrior to its last resting place in Westminster Abbey.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2012
Subjects
History
Keywords
animals; horses; Somme - battle; World War 1

Credits

Contributor
Brough Scott

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2013

Distributor (Sale)

Name

IMC Vision Ltd

Email
info@imc.video.com
Phone
01923 718800
Fax
01923 718811
Address
Scotsbridge House
Scots Hill
Rickmansworth
WD3 3BB

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