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    Default The Indian Horses Bred to Fight Elephants

    Take a look at the photo of the fake elephant trunk put on these horses when they fought in battle against elephants!

    http://www.cnngo.com/explorations/pl...ephants-630647

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    The Rajputs cleverly exploited the enemy's weak point to get close in battle by fashioning false trunks for their horses, making them appear to be baby elephants which the adult animals instinctively would not attack.

    The Marwaris would then rear up on their hind legs, placing their front hooves on the elephant's head to enable their rider to attack the mahout with a lance.
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    And they are gaited!



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    And they have those pointy ears.....



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