The Kabardin Horse dates back from at least the sixteenth century. Canadian actor and forever-Captain Kirk, William Shatner, has owned and bred horses at the Belle Reve Farm for decades in Versailles near Louisville and Lexington; and in California. He recently built a large home in the area and his wife Elizabeth pursues her professional photography and exquisite digital paintings as well as her own line of fine wines there. Shatner’s former wife, Marcy Lafferty, heads nearby Poser Farm. Li Gonglin was a Chinese painter of horses who was active in the 12th century during the Northern Song dynasty. Trained as a civil servant, and also active as an archaeologist, Li Gonglin was a man of many talents. This picture is apparently a re-working of an 8th century original and is therefore a very ancient image indeed. The Chinese horses look a little rounder and shorter than European paintings of the same era. Horses, mules and donkeys are driven in harness in many different ways. For working purposes, they can pull a plow or other farm equipment designed to be pulled by animals. In many parts of the world they still pull wagons for basic hauling and transportation. They may draw carriages at ceremonies, in parades or for tourist rides. Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959) Sir Alfred James Munnings, was known as one of England’s finest painters of horses, and his distinguished artistic career was rewarded with a knighthood and a spell as president of London’s Royal Academy of Art. He painted numerous well-known pictures in his long career, many of which can be seen hanging at his former home, Castle House in Dedham, Essex. Very solid and sturdy cue, powerful consistent performance every shot. Excellent balance and feel all round and very little if any throw when using side. Stun and screw shots are effortless, highly recommended. Many of Japan’s greatest artists such as Katsushika Hokusai, Ando Hiroshige, and others have made dramatic paintings and ukiyo-e woodcuts of horses in battle, horses being ridden by nobility and scholars, horses toiling in an ancient Japanese village, and more. This is a wonderful source with hundreds of dog and puppy names. It includes suggestions for big dogs, small dogs, hunting dogs, all coat colors, and specific breeds. This person is just saying stuff we all have known for years! Arabians are intelligent,quick to learn with great senses of humor and a willingness to please that is equal to no other breed! They can be as gentle and as quiet as any kid’s pony yet have the energy, grace and talent to jump fences, chase cows, and do dressage.