National Day Of The Horse History
National Day of the Horse seeks to promote appreciation of horses. Horses are used as a way of transportation and activities such as horse-back riding. Before the invention of the steam locomotive in the 1800s, the most popular way to travel was by horse.
There are about 2 million people in the United States that own horses. According to Michigan State University, horses can have a mood-altering effect and improve one’s state. Activities involving horses can develop critical thinking and communication.