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The Horse That Would Not Give Up, and the Man Who Loved Him

The Horse That Would Not Give Up, and the Man Who Loved Him: Read the moving story of superhorse Neville Bardos and his loving owner, Boyd Martin! And watch a video you'll never forget . . . read our blog post!

From “Riding Forward: Modern Horsemanship for Beginners” written in 1934 by Vladimir Littauer, Captain, 1st Hussars, Russian Imperial Cavalry.

Originally, the top hat was modeled after the tall hats made of beaver in the early 1800′s. During the early part of the twentieth century which, by the way, is known as The Century of the Top Hat, animal fur was replaced by “hatter’s plush” or silk fabric. This made the hat more accessible to the rising middle class and must have been greeted with enthusiasm by the North American Beaver population.

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