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Nelson (horse)

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Washington (left) on Nelson at Valley Forge
Washington (left) on Nelson at Valley Forge
"Washington at the Battle of Trenton", shown on Nelson

Nelson or Old Nelson was George Washington's horse and one of several horses owned by Washington. He was a chestnut with a white blaze ("white face") and white feet. The horse was acquired by Washington in 1779 and died in 1790 at about the age of 27, quite old for a horse in that era.[1] As Washington was known for being a skilled horse rider, Nelson was a significant icon for a number of years, being one of Washington's favorite horses.[1]

History

Nelson was foaled in 1763 and was given to Washington in 1778 by Thomas Nelson of Virginia, after whom the horse was then named.[2] Washington stated that Nelson was his most favored horse to use during the Revolutionary War, as he was not easily provoked by gunfire.[1] Washington rode Nelson when accepting Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown.[3] The other horse he rode during the Revolutionary War, and on whom he is more often portrayed, was his gray horse, Blueskin.[4]

Washington ceased to ride Nelson after the war. Nelson and Blueskin were retired and lived at Mount Vernon post-war.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Nelson". George Washington's Mount Vernon. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  2. ^ "George Washington's horse". Retrieved May 17, 2012.
  3. ^ Thomas, Nick (19 February 2018). "A salute to the presidents' pets". NewsOK.com. The Oklahoman. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  4. ^ Feldman, Laura. "Horses of War". American Cowboy. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
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