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These ponies were actually gifts for the Kennedy children, Caroline and John Kennedy Jr.
The First Lady, an avid horsewoman all her life, promptly fell in love with Sardar. Here’s his story.
Although not much is known about Mason and Dixon, President Fillmore had a big heart for animals and helped found a chapter of the newly formed ASPCA.
Was Caractacus at the White House? Maybe not. He would have been nearly 26 years old by the time President Jefferson took office.
These two horses were pulling President Adams’ carriage as it arrived at his inauguration. They were among the first horses to live at the White House.
Andrew Jackson named one of his favorite horses, Sam Patch, after one of America’s first celebrities.