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Mounting the Horse

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The Arabian Art of Taming, P.R. Kincaid, 1856
The following excerpt was published in 1856 and serves as a guide for how to tame wild horses.

Kincaid, P.R. The Arabian Art of Taming and Training Wild & Vicious Horses. Cincinnati: n.p., 1856. Print.

According to the first paragraph all of the following are methods that people used to mount horses EXCEPT:

A

Jumping onto their backs from atop a high tree limb.

B

Leaping onto the horse's back.

C

Using wooden mounting blocks.

D

Climbing onto the backs of servants.