Some articles on black, horses, horse, black horses:
... Black is a hair coat color of horses in which the entire hair coat is black ... Black is a relatively uncommon coat color, and novices frequently mistake dark chestnuts or bays for black ... However, some breeds of horses, such as the Friesian horse, Murgese and Ariegeois (or Merens) are almost exclusively black ...
... The allure of a pure black coat on a horse has struck horse breeders for centuries, resulting in all-black breeds like the Friesian horse ... The breeding of pure black horses is attended by two problems some black coats fade with exposure to light and sweat, and breeding two "black" horses together would sometimes produce non-black horses ... In some cases, faded true black horses have lighter coats than the darkest near-black horses ...
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“I have just read your dispatch about sore tongued and fatiegued [sic] horses. Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietem that fatigue anything?”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
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