You have probably heard of Old Whitey, the war horse belonging to President Taylor. But did you know he also had a former circus pony named Apollo?
When the president’s horse heard parade music, he would start prancing and want to get into the action.
Thomas “Tad” Lincoln, fourth and youngest son of President Abraham Lincoln (1861-65), rides one of his two ponies.
A hundred years ago, Quentin Roosevelt — Teddy Roosevelt’s son — had a pony named Algonquin. Find out more in this article (with photos).
Caroline Kennedy’s pony, Macaroni, was a present from Lyndon Johnson. Macaroni roamed freely around the White House grounds.