Trooping the Colour – Celebrating the Queen’s Birthday

June 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Saturday, June 17, beginning 10 AM, London time Since 1748, Trooping the Colour has been the official commemoration of the sovereign’s birthday. Originally it was a parade of sorts when regiment colours were trooped in front of soldiers so they could recognize their unit in battle. In 1748, King George II combined his birthday with [...]

Mardi Gras Horses Hope for New Homes

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans, Louisiana are wonderfully raucous, an experience guaranteed to overload your senses. Horses have a long been featured favorites, trotting proudly along the parade route. For years Cascade Stables has purchased dozens of extra horses from a local slaughter pen and leased them to krewes for use in the parades. [...]