MAY WE RECOMMEND--
A Salute to the Horse
Social science looks back
Historians have demonstrated that it was once common for military officers to salute horses. Here, for example, is a brief film documenting a Cossack saluting the horse of Czar Nicholas.
If you have a fairly fast Internet connection, take your choice of these formats for viewing the salute:
Real Media Salute
MPEG (approx 3 meg) Salute
(Thanks to the Library of Congress for making this film available.)
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