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Horses in the South African War

Horses in the South African War

The first time New Zealand shipped military horses overseas was for the South African War (1899–1902). Here, New Zealand troops are on the road from Bulawayo to Tuli, in present-day Zimbabwe.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Rausch Collection
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Emma Meyer, 'Horses - War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2022)

Story by Emma Meyer, published 24 Nov 2008