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Monday 26 February 1917

Cavalry School on Wesminster Dragoon Horses great collar maketed marks ½ draft animal, very suitable for Gunners or Poison Cart but awful brutes to ride. Only 3 2 paces are known WALK TROT anything over Trot is called galloping!! However these are side lines & a man can learn a lot.

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except if he is told to shorten his stirrup leathers, use both hands on them, put foot in now not ball of toe, etc:- rather amusing after all these years.

IN Cairo for dinner & to buy uniforms etc. I am going to lead a simple life & save my pennies.

Tommy Officers are united up with us.

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