Thursday, 14 November 2013
The second Royal Mail stamp issue of 2014 shows Working Horses. This set salutes the contribution horses still make to working life in the UK, from the ceremonial horses of the Kings Troop to Police Horses and horses used in environmentally-sensitive locations for forestry.
One 1st Class stamps celebrate the work of the Riding for the Disabled Association, which provides therapy and enjoyment to almost 30,000 people a year. The other shows ceremonial horses of the Kings Troop.
The 88p stamps show Dray Horses pulling a dray from Hook Norton Brewery and Royal Mews Carriage Horses.
The £1.28 stamps show a pair of police horses, and a forestry horse.
Designed by: Michael Denny and Harold Batten
Stamp Size: 41mm x 30mm
Printer: International Security Printers
Print Process: Lithography
Sheet size: 50 stamps per sheet
Se-tenant or single sheets: unknown