10th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry

Regiment Personnel

The Mounts



Company A


Phantom - Rider Major Charles MilburnPhantom

Phantom is an 18.3 hands Friesien Thoroughbred cross. He is the lead mount in any engagement. He is owned by First Battalion Commander Major Charles A Milburn of Peoria , Illinois.









Dakota - Owner Rider First Sergeant Remington KaneDakota

Dakota is a Missouri Foxtrotter. He is an awesome cavalry horse and complements the lead horse, Phantom, very well. Dakota is owned by First Lieutenant Remington Kane.
















Braveheart - Owner Rider Capt Greg Kane, Photo by David SuttonBraveheart

Braveheart is an energetic Tennessee Walker and has learned what it means to be a cavalry horse. Braveheart is owned by Lt Col Greg Kane.
















Kojak - Rider Duke KaneKojak

Kojak is a Missouri Foxtrotter and has adjusted very well to the cavalry. He has shown himself to be the fastest horse on the field. His rider is Corporal Duke Kane.
















Fancy- Rider Trooper Sarah Schultze, photo by Tom George DavisonFancy

Fancy is a 15 hands quarterhorse paint. She has been trained to gunfire and has adapted well. Her owner is Corporal Sarah Schultze of Ludlow, Illinois.











 Yager

Swen Star Player is affectionately known as Yager. He is a 20 year old registered quarter horse that stands 14.2 hands. He has a huge personality and loves attention. He wants to be first and is a ladies man. He is training to be a jumper and expects to be in competition. He is owned by Farrier Corporal Martha Schneerman,









 Ricky Bob

Ricky Bob is a 24 year old gelding, 15.2 hands that was on the top ten head horse in New Mexico. He was in cowboy mounted shooting for several years and has been to the world Las Vegas arena 3 times. He's a reined cowhorse that's straight up in the bridle. Ricky Bob is owned by Steve Thornton of Buffalo, Iowa.













Kabal - Owner and rider - Trooper Jerry LeitschuhIn Memoriam - Kabal

Kabal was a Missouri Foxtrotter gelding. He lived with his owner, Jerry Leitschuh, when he lived in Cotopaxi, Colorado, where he got to ride in the Sango Cristo Mountains about every day. He was named after Jerry's five granddaughters - using the initials of their first names - Kelsey, Alysha, Brooke, Ashley, and Lauren.






Joe - Owner/rider - Colonel Ted HenryIn Memoriam - Joe

Joe was a 23 year old Morab (Morgan Arab cross.) Prior to becoming the Colonel's mount, Joe was a "movie" horse. He worked on movies directed by Steven Spielberg, his last credit being the movie "Lincoln" in 2012. Joe loved the camera, and could hear the click of a shutter. When he did, he turned his head into the camera, and posed.









Ambrose - Owner Sarah SchultzeIn Memoriam - Ambrose

Ambrose was owned by Corporal Sarah Schultze. He was an 18 hands Swedish Warmblood that Sarah had trained for National Cavalry Competition at Fort Riley, Kansas. They placed in several events. He was a good ride for cavalry battle, and enjoyed Sarah's side saddle ride as well.