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George Washington: The All American Equestrian

New Article on Discover Equus!

Every year on our calendar is marked a day when the most venerated figure in American history was born: George Washington.  "The Father of Our Country" was born February 22, 1732, a true native to Virginia. Yet, did you know that among the many titles that are attributed to this fascinating American leader includes "The Father of the American Mule"? Did you know that he was an importer of a rare breed of Spanish donkeys that were so valuable that only by the King of Spain's permission could such an exportation be granted?  Did you know that his favorite wartime horse was named "Nelson?" 

George Washington

Read for yourself a fascinating history: "George Washington: The All American Equestrian" on Discover Equus!


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