Wenceslas Riding a Dead Horse upside-down photo appears to just be a silly sculpture but this image is full of symbolism for the Czechs. The “Good King” of the Christian hymn, St. Wenceslas was murdered by his half-brother, Boleslav the Cruel, in the 10th century. He was murdered in the Czech’s time of greatest need, So Wenceslas sitting on a dead horse, is an image that stirs up emotions in many folks. The figure of Wenceslas also bears some resemblance to Vaclav Klaus, the current Czech president. Wenceslas Riding a Dead Horse Photos are given here.