The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have served Canada and its people since 1873. This colourful tradition continues with a spectacle known around the world as the Musical Ride. In keeping with tradition, the Musical Ride is performed by a full troop of thirty-two riders who are first and foremost police officers, along with their awe-inspiring horses. The Musical Ride consists of a stunning variety of intricate figures and cavalry drill, choreographed to music. "Standing on Guard" is a tribute to the
Santa's reindeer are well known however few know about Santa's Stallion! When the winter winds blow and the holidays are here Santa calls on his elves to saddle his white stallion. Together they travel through the snowy night delivering gifts to all.
�Dog Soldiers� were the military elite within the Cheyenne culture on the Northern Plains during the mid-1850s, when their homelands were besieged by fortune seekers and homesteaders. Respected as well as feared, these warriors were sworn to protect their people at all costs. To cover the retreat of a companion or village under attack, the bravest among them would stay behind and stake themselves to the ground with a �dog sash� secured to a lance, remaining there until death if necessary.
�In defense of freedom, I have been part of this country's military operations since the birth of America in 1776. I have carried soldiers and supplies and ammunition millions of miles through many tough conflicts � from the Revolutionary War and the Civil War to World War I and World War II, all the way through to Operation Enduring Freedom. I wear the traditional camouflage colors of the United States Military proudly and will continue to serve whenever I am called to duty.�
The first editions of The Trail of Painted Ponies book received sensational reviews and became a national best seller. Now comes the totally new Collectors Edition . Gorgeously illustrated with stunning photographs of the most dazzling original artworks created for The Trail of Painted Ponies , including, for the first time, the pictures and stories of all the Painted Ponies that have been crafted into beautiful collector-sized figurines. The Collectors Edition is a work of art in its own right that is
The horse has been a beloved image in art from prehistoric times to present. Thumb through art history books and you will find splended paintings and sculptures of horses in all periods, from every part of the world, presented with endless variation and invention. It is also a time-honored tradition for artists to bring creative activity to new media. Whether it's Greek pots or aboriginal boomerangs, the basic idea is the same. Artists and exploring the possibilities for self-expression on special and