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  • The Horse Nation: Horses In Native American Culture

    Native peoples, the horse still is an essential part of daily life. For others, the horse will always remain an element of our identity and our history. The Horse Nation continues to inspire, and Native artists continue to celebrate the horse in our songs, our stories, and our works of art.” – Emil Her Many Horses Emil Her Many Horses is one of the many curators at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. More specifically, he is the curator in the Museum Scholarship at the National Museum of the American Indian. He is from the Oglala Lakota nation of South Dakota and is specialized in the cultures of the central plains. His exhibition, A Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Cultures, he describes the mystery between man and horse and how it resonates through our modern time. The ancestral horse became extinct over ten thousand years ago and was similar to the size of a dog. Horses then returned to America with the voyage of Christopher Columbus. Horses were introduced by the Early Spanish and French and the diffusion of the horse took many routes and eventually spread throughout the central plains. In the process, some horses would run away and become wild horses. The horse became a valuable resource in the central plains and changed the mode of hunting,…

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  • Horses In Art

    Horses are an important animal that people have been familiar with throughout the years. Even today, horses are still participating in people’s daily life. Many years ago, horses were one of the first transportations before the first car came out; horses were also good comrades with warriors. Horses have a strong relationship with human life, and human life is an important theme in art. For this reason, artists love to use horses in artworks throughout history. Artists use horses as the subject…

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  • Equine Mental Health Summary

    the personal experience of the horse, the horse anatomy, the horse psychological process, the human and horse relationship, and the heard dynamics. With this paper, I have summarized each section as well as put my personal opinion and questions about the readings as well. Introduction Dimples was the first horse that came into play around the age of three. The connection between the horse and the human was started at the grand-parent’s house. Whiz was the second horse introduced. Whiz was used…

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  • Exegetical Essay: The Teachings Of Zechariah

    Zechariah’s visions begin with the sight of a horseman standing between two myrtle trees in a valley. Behind him were three horses of different color. When interpreted, the horseman is identified as the angel of the Lord, and the other horses are angels that search the earth. The discovery of these angels points to the purpose of the vision: the world was at peace because of God, and He would now utilize this peace to restore His people to a state of blessedness. Following a promise of…

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  • Crusading Warfare Summary

    When looking at Peter Burkholder’s secondary source “Popular Misconceptions of Medieval Warfare”, the main argument is clearly outlined, stating that “popular entertainment sometimes reflects medieval and military history, historians dismiss this popular media, however they help to clarify the general public’s misunderstandings about medieval warfare.” The thesis statement of this article is developed through the assertion that other popular media sources such as movies and video games, draw…

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  • The Stolen Horse: A Short Story

    The Stolen Horse It was a nice sunny day in July. Isabella was practising riding her horse, Festia. Festia was an adorable, clever, charming, and lovely horse. Isabella wanted to win the Festoon Horse Race. Only ten people could join and, finally, one person would win. “Let’s have a break, Festia,” Isabella said. Hap, hap, said Festia. Isabella was a talented horse rider, and she wanted to win the race very much. “Let’s go, Festia! The race is next week, so we have to practise!” shouted…

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  • Personal Narrative: My New Horse

    finally be meeting my new horse that my father had purchased for me. She looked sort of like vanilla ice cream with Oreo cookies, thats what her color reminded me of the first time I placed my eyes on her. I had no choice in choosing her name, as my father had already chosen for me, her name was Canela. I would have remembered this as the happiest day in my life; six years old and getting my new horse, well happiest day for now. My ranch was located in a small village in Mexico called Potrero,…

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  • Rope Horse Pros And Cons

    slowly backs his horse into the metal box. Nerves are pulsing through his body. He looks to the left and sees the steer is ready and looks even farther to the left and makes eye contact with his partner. He gives the look and nods his head. After that, it’s all so fast the steer launches forward and his partner swings the rope, and it is thrown, he prays for the best. Lucky for him the rope lands around the horns and his partner dallys up and turns left. Now it’s all up to him and his horse,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Horse

    high school reminds me in many ways of what my horse has gone through over the past years. She has had a lot of bumps along the road, as have I in my personal life. Many people might have given up a long time ago. My hard work in both my own life and the training of my horse are starting to pay off. Similar to my mare going through training, my high school career has come with highs and lows; however, we both got stronger despite the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience With Horse

    memory has been of horses. I remember my first encounter with a horse, I instantaneously developed a deep fascination with the animal. I devoted my life to horses. My thoughts were entwined with anything horse related. I used horse terminology as a way to critically think and solve arithmetics in school. Twelve years later my infatuation with the animal proved true when I was asked by the University of Virginia Riding Team to join them as a sophomore in highschool. Horses were my escape from…

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