Horses were needed by the New Zealand army in the Middle East and Egypt during the First World War. It was a great deal hotter and drier than at home, which was tough on both soldiers and horses.
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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
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Photograph by A. Rhodes
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