Genus <em>Cathartes</em>, found in the Americas, sometimes as far north as New England. These buzzards are feeding on the entrails of a horse.

Turkey Buzzards

Genus Cathartes, found in the Americas, sometimes as far north as New England. These buzzards…

"Centaur, from the Metopes of the Parthenon." &mdash; Smith, 1882

Centaur

"Centaur, from the Metopes of the Parthenon." — Smith, 1882

An embroidered housing.

Ephippia

An embroidered housing.

"After attaching themselves to the walls of the stomach, the botfly larva are nourished by the blood and lymph of the host until the following spring, when they pass on through the canal, burrow through the ground, and transform into the adult about two weeks later." &mdash; Davison, 1906

Mature Botfly

"After attaching themselves to the walls of the stomach, the botfly larva are nourished by the blood…

This is a detachable harness type of horse tack that allows a horse or other equine to pull various horse-drawn vehicles such as a carriage, wagon or sleigh. Harnesses may also be used to hitch animals to other loads such as a plow or canal boat.

Horse Detaching Harness

This is a detachable harness type of horse tack that allows a horse or other equine to pull various…

A horse harness is a type of horse tack that allows a horse or other equine to pull various horse-drawn vehicles such as a carriage, wagon or sleigh. Harnesses may also be used to hitch animals to other loads such as a plow or canal boat.

Original Use Horse Harness

A horse harness is a type of horse tack that allows a horse or other equine to pull various horse-drawn…

A well-proportioned horse.

Horse

A well-proportioned horse.

"A quadruped of the gen. Equus." &mdash; Williams, 1889

Horse

"A quadruped of the gen. Equus." — Williams, 1889

"Skeleton of the horse." &mdash; Davison, 1906

Skeleton of a Horse

"Skeleton of the horse." — Davison, 1906

A speed-type horse, with well-developed hind legs.

Speed Horse

A speed-type horse, with well-developed hind legs.

A figure on horseback.

Horseback rider

A figure on horseback.

A figure on horseback.

Horseback rider

A figure on horseback.

An illustration of a man riding a white horse and a boy riding a black horse.

Man and Boy Riding Horses

An illustration of a man riding a white horse and a boy riding a black horse.

An illustration of a man on a horse jumping over a fence.

Man on Jumping Horse

An illustration of a man on a horse jumping over a fence.

A four-horse gang plow. One man can plow nearly as fast as two ment with two-horse plows.

Four-horse gang plow

A four-horse gang plow. One man can plow nearly as fast as two ment with two-horse plows.

"According to the poets, it was by stratagem that this famous city was at last overcome. They tell us that the Greeks constructed a wooden horse of prodigious size, and in the body of which they concealed a number of armed men, and then retired towards the sea-shore to induce the enemy to believe that the besiegers had given up the enterprise, and were about to return home. Deceived by this maneuver, the Trojans brought the gigantic horse into the city, and the men who had been concealed within it, stealing out in the night time, unbarred the gates and admitted the Grecian army within the walls." — Goodrich, 1844

Trojan horse

"According to the poets, it was by stratagem that this famous city was at last overcome. They tell us…

A woman mounted on horseback.

Woman on horseback

A woman mounted on horseback.