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The End of the Cavalry

In an excerpt from his upcoming memoir, Jim Wofford shares stories of growing up in a horse-crazy family that had military icons and Olympians at the breakfast table.

Comanche Horse Custer Last Stand

Jim Wofford: From Hoofprints to Tire Treads

It took only half a century for horses, which had been mankind's essential partner in war and commerce for millennia, to be supplanted in those endeavors by machinery ... even as they became indispensable for sport and companionship.

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Horses and War

Jim Wofford reflects on the horse's role in human conflict.