Horses In WWI
Reasons why horses should not be used in war.
Cruelty of horses
- There were hundreds of thousands of horses that died in WWI , nobody knows what the exact number of wounded or dead horses were.
- Horses at the front where killed by artillery fire, injured by poison, and suffered from skin disorders.
-The scarcity of food caused horses to die from nutritional problems and starvation.
-Detering loved horses and cried because horses were being severly injured from war.
-The military mainly used horses for traveling and moving through bad conditions because horses were better than car at moving through woods