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The Mystery of Just Plain Bill

 Bill, was, it is claimed, was a Gallipoli veteran. As his grave marker depicts – ‘One of the Best’. In 1914 Bill was transported to Egypt in 1914 and was kept at Mena Camp along with hundreds of other Australian Waler horses. Training at the camp after the ordeal of bein...

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A New Zealand Horse Called 'Paeroa'

 Paeroa is a small town located on the northern tip of the Waikato area and the foot of the Thames Valley region. A beautiful lush farming area abounded by two rivers. The ideal place to breed horses. In WW1 the demand for good horses was strong and Paeroa was quick to answer the call. The...

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