Equine Physiology

Whistlejacket

Whistlejacket

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Painted in 1762 by horse specialist George Stubbs, Charles Watson-Wentworth the 2nd Marquess of Rockingham’s racehorse Whistlejacket has been described as ‘a paradigm of the flawless beauty of an Arabian thoroughbred’. Stubbs was dedicated to expanding knowledge of equine physiology. He studied at York producing his landmark publication The Anatomy…