Dissecting Dragons: Episode 90: Yay or Neigh - Horses, Pegasus and Kelpies in Speculative Fiction

November 3, 2017

Episode 90: Yay or Neigh - Horses, Pegasus and Kelpies in Speculative Fiction

 

Horses and horse-like creatures play an important part in folk lore across many cultures. From the terrifying Each Uisge to the fierce Unicorn, from the Red Hare to Embarr, horses have fascinated us, bcoming archetypes that stood for power, wealth, the forces of nature - especially wind and tide, and of passage between world. This week, the dragons take a swift tour through horsey myths and legends and their cunerparts in modern speculative fiction. In the luidi circensus this week - The Little White Horse, the tale of Sleipnir, the Water Horse and many more.

 

Title Music: Ecstacy by Smiling Cynic

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