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The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum Presents:. Transportation and Horse Power. Since the beginning of time,. t he human race has needed to travel. Transportation. The first form was by foot.
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The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum Presents: Transportation and Horse Power Since the beginning of time, the human race has needed to travel. Transportation The first form was by foot.
  • Whether it was to find food or to find better living conditions, the first form of transportation was by foot.
  • Unfortunately, going everywhere by foot or carrying heavy loads by hand was time consuming and often burdensome.
  • People easily saw the benefits of using four legged animals for aiding in that burden.
  • The most popular animal to be domesticated and the second form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. After the invention of the wheel around 2000 BC, horses became even more useful as they were taught to pull chariots and then later to pull large wagons. Progression form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC.
  • As things seem to always progress with humans and horses, speed became an infatuation to reach one’s destination.
  • Stage coaches were developed in the early 1800’s to make traveling faster by making frequent stops in various locations to change out horse teams.
  • Each coach was typically pulled by a team of four to six horses who after trotting or loping a long distance would get tired and need rest.
  • Horsepower form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. James Watt’s formula for horsepower Horses and Workload Horsepower = torque x RPM/5252
  • In comparison of the difference in power and speed noticed by the number of horses pulling stage coaches and wagons, an engineer by the name of James Watt used horses to establish the amount of power needed by a machine to do a specific workload.
  • His determinations were widely accepted and the term “horse power” was implemented.
  • Abasic explanation states that horsepower is an engine’s ability to successfully do work on a per minute basis.
  • C form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. ommercialization After the steam engine was introduced in 1765, railroads began to commercialize the American landscape. Horses Made Progress Possible form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC.
  • Horses helped pull heavy loads and drug wooden beams and metal across the country.
  • As various trains were being built and locomotive engines perfected, horses pulled heavy boxcars along the tracks to deliver and transport goods and materials from one place to another.
  • Railroads were not the only things running on tracks…. form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. Horses were used to pull trolley cars through town for many years while the electric trolley cars were still being built and/or paid for. The Remuda form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. There are still groups of ranches that use horses for transportation as they round up cattle and move herds from one place to another for shipping. These groups of horses are known as a Remuda. Thus, the horse is still a large part of our farm and ranch population, and provides a valuable transportation resource. Museum Artifacts: form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. Driving Essentials form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC.
  • Horses pulled wagons, carts, and stagecoaches.
  • They had to have special gear that allowed them to pull these various vehicles.
  • Collars and yokes worn around their necks were essential for their success.
  • Saddle Bags form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. Without saddle bags, travelers on horseback could not carry belongings without difficulty. Museum Stories: form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. Traveler – AQHA Hall of Fame Stallion form of human transportation was the horse around 3500 BC. Traveler pulled a scraper on the Texas and Pacific Railway and became one of the greatest American Quarter Horse sires in all of history.
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