Looking Back


100 years ago

Nov. 6, 1914

Horse buyers are invading Wyoming from every direction in search of mounts for the English and French cavalry and it is anticipated that during the next few months this state will supply at least 100,000 head for this purpose.

At present, the buyers seek only animals measuring up to the customary cavalry specifications, but later, horsemen anticipate, they will be glad to get smaller animals as was the case during the Boer war, when even the Indian cayuses of the Wind River and Crow reservations were in demand.

“Doc” Rogers, a prominent Missouri horseman, ar...

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