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Bringing In The Team

Copyright © 2006 Ron Marshall

 
 
This is anAustralian Artillery horse team being led through the dust and smoke of military action to do their days duty in the traces.

Artillery horses were fitted with breastplates rather than collars, as they were lighter and quicker to harness and unharness. Artillery horses were driven, not by a driver from behind, but by postillion riders - one rider, astride the near (left) horse for each pair of horses.

Horses used for hauling the artillery guns were the heavier, stronger type of Waler. Their job was to pull the guns to where they would be used in military action. They were unhitched and taken to a safe position while the guns were in use.

They werequickly bought back andhitched to the gun carriage should the guns need to bemoved to another position. Thus the guns could be quickly mobilised as necessary to suit the military strategy. 

 

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Jennifer:

I picked up the print today from our nosy small town postal worker. "What did you get from Australia?" she asked. When I remarked that it was a print of the Australian Light Horse in WWI all that generated was a very puzzled look.
In any event the print is absolutely gorgeous . . . better "in person" than on the website! Thanks so much for sending it out so fast. Now I've got to make some wall space available . . .
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Dear Mr. Marshall,

Your print on canvas "The Charge" was given to me at my retirement dinner by my officers of the Special Operations Component, Coral Springs Police Department in Coral Springs, Florida. Trully stunning rendition which captures the excitement of the moment while conveying a warmth of comeradeship to the end. It will hang in my study above my collection of King and Country Lighthorsemen collectibles.

I served 35 years with Coral Springs Police Department with the last four years as Captain of the S.O.C. which is 26 officers strong with various units (Tactical & Gang, K-9, Bikes and Substations).

Your painting made my day, thank you, F McK.