Follow a cavalry unit on the march and learn the proper care of your horse in the field. Topics covered in this WWII Army training film include: care and use of the feed bag and saddle blanket, watering and the use of the curry comb and hoof pick. Learn the signs of heat exhaustion and what you should do. Examine for injuries such as sores and swelling. Check proper fit of saddle and equipment. See how to tighten a loose shoe and replace a lost one. Proper method of trying a horse to prevent injury is also shown. This 1942 U.S. Army Training Film was produced during World War II and used as an aid in teaching new recruits proper horsemanship. Many of the riding techniques shown are as valid today as they were over 50 years ago. 31 minutes.