War Horse Characters

Michael Morpurgo
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Joey

Joey is a half-Thoroughbred red-bay farm horse with four even white socks and a white cross on his head, and serves as the narrator of the novel. Joey is purchased by the Narracott family as a colt, where he quickly befriends young Albert Narracott. He and Albert become inseparable as Joey recognizes a friend for life in Albert.

Joey is later dismayed to be sold to Captain Nicholls at the start of World War I in order to pay the farm’s mortgage, but quickly takes to Nicholls because Nicholls is a good man. Joey then trains to become a war horse for use in combat, and befriends Topthorn. Following the death of Nicholls, Joey is transferred to Trooper Warren, then captured by the Germans, and pressed into service as a medical horse, and later an artillery horse. In between, Joey is cared for by Emilie and her...

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