Skinners Horse

Skinners Horse
7 Hart Street





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the skinners team

A group of equine enthusiasts who recreate the Men and Women who Trained, Cared,and Served with the Horses and Mules during the Great War

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Association or society

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Our group include the men and women from all corners of the empire who came to the aid of the motherland in its hour of need. We use our own animals to remind the public of our friends from overseas and the use of the animals during the war. Our shows and displays include skill at arms,and shows of the sorts of training involved in getting the animals ready for war on the front.

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From the Sea to the Somme

  • 14 — 25 August 2014 *on now

A event with up to 20 animals and riders in period correct uniform and tack. Taking in sites of interest along the main corridor of the western front 1914-18 camping in fields and woods we will be raising money for the Royal British Legion and the Blue Cross animal charity.

This will be appox 200Kms in length and take about 10 days to complete. Riders will be engaging with locals and visitors to the area to talk about the use of horses and mules during the war.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Belgian Coast/River Somme


Women of the remount depot

The Romsey Show and Cavalry of the Empire

  • 13 September 2014 10am-5pm

Meet the full turn-out of our group, including our ladies demonstrating how the ladies of the Remount depots helped in the training and supply of Horses and Mules for the British army during the Great War. Also our gentlemen will be representing those members of the empire who came to the mother countries aid. This event takes place at Romsey Show Ground, SO51 9LQ.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly


Romsey Show Ground


To be confirmed in 2014 - please see website for updated times and prices.