Animals: Dragoonettes

The National Horse Show, held annually in Manhattan's Madison Square Garden, has long been the No. 1 sport event on the U. S. social calendar, partly because the high jinks and hubbub which always accompany it afford occasion for a discreet parade of fashion and public display, partly because it is one of the few sporting events in which women can compete on an equal footing with men. But it was not until the 1920s, when the horse had lost its last stigma of practicality, that the Horse Show, with two exceptions an...

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