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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 lines 36-49 ("Side saddle for ladies…contraction of the muscles"), which of the following is historically accurate?

A

A woman's country of origin determinow how she rode a horse.

B

Women were not allowed to ride horses until later in the 19th century.

C

For many years, women were only allowed to ride horses if they were with a man.

D

Women often have trouble controllng horses because they are physically weaker than men.