Timeline

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In History
  • 4,000 BCE

    Horses First Domesticated in Europe

    Horses are first domesticated in Eastern Europe. This was in 4,000 B.C.
  • 3,000 BCE

    People began to tame horses

    People began to tame horses
  • 2,400 BCE

    First use of war chariots in Mesopotamia.

    First use of war chariots in Mesopotamia.
  • 2,081 BCE

    Horses were used in the army on mongolia

    Horses were used in the army on mongolia
  • 2,000 BCE

    Domesticated horses introduced in Mesopotamia.

    Domesticated horses introduced in Mesopotamia.
  • 1,345 BCE

    The world's first manual on training horses is written by the Mitanni horse trainer Kikkuli (found in Hattusa).

    The world's first manual on training horses is written by the Mitanni horse trainer Kikkuli (found in Hattusa).
  • 1,200 BCE

    China and Egypt use horses to fight

    China and Egypt use horses to fight
  • -680 BCE

    The tethrippon (four-horse chariot race) is added to the schedule of the Olympic Games.

    The tethrippon (four-horse chariot race) is added to the schedule of the Olympic Games.
  • 481

    Theodoric Strabo dies when his horse throws him onto a spear.

    Theodoric Strabo dies when his horse throws him onto a spear.
  • Jan 1, 1300

    Eohippus

    The early ancestors of the horse lived in North America and crossed to Europe on the Bering Straight. This was in 48000B.C.
  • Jan 1, 1493

    Columbus brings horses to Hispaniola

    Spainish horses became the fastest and beast horses in Europe and when Columbus landed in the West Indies (thinking that he was in China) he unloaded the horses he'd brought with him. This was a sort of homecoming for the horses because North America was were their ancestors were from.
  • Jan 1, 1519

    Cortés uses horses to conquer Aztecs in Mexico

    Cortés uses horses to conquer Aztecs in Mexico
  • May 29, 1530

    Pizarro uses horse to conquer Peru

    Pizarro uses horse to conquer Peru
  • Wild horses now roam Mexico

    Wild horses now roam Mexico. Extra info: Before horses: Indians used bolas to hunt, "long ropes with heavy rocks tied to each end. A hunter swung a bola over his head until it was spinning, then released it in full swing. Striking the animal, the bola wrapped around its legs and prevented it from running away." After horse: Indians use horses and the Spainish lazo (lasso along) with bolas. Horses changed the lifestyles of those Indians who began using them.
  • After Civil war cattle ranching spreads

    After Civil war cattle ranching spreads across the Great Plains to Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri. Railroads helped to transport cattle
  • End of the golden age of cowboys

    Soon new inventions like the windmill, and barbed wire fence, made horses less nessasary, and eventually unnecessary.
  • They create a new cool adoption program

    The BLM began the adopt-a-horse-or-burro programs
  • Fossil Records

    Earliest remains found from the Paleocene epoch (about 54 million years ago in North America) More recent fossils found from the Eocene epoch
    (about 50 million years ago) in Europe
  • A little history in general

    -Asian nomads first domesticated horses nearly 5000 yrs. ago
    -Horses have played a central role in shapng human life.
    -3000yrs ago, jthe horse had become a fixture of many ancient civilizations.
    -Horses were used primarily for food, riding, or to pull carts
    -Horses quick feet impressed the Persians.
    -1800s the US. Pony Express borrowed the same method.
    -American Horse Council estimates direct impact on the economy in the US over 39 billion.
    -Changed the practices of Farming and industry.