The defeat of the American Dragoons. A dragoon is a soldier trained to fight on foot, but use horseback as transportation.

American Dragoon

The defeat of the American Dragoons. A dragoon is a soldier trained to fight on foot, but use horseback…

A military leader followed by his cavalry.

Cavalry

A military leader followed by his cavalry.

Cowboy on horseback traveling through a swamp in the south central states.

Cowboy on Horseback

Cowboy on horseback traveling through a swamp in the south central states.

General Putnam escaping on horseback.

General Putnam

General Putnam escaping on horseback.

A gentleman on horseback carrying a child. The caption reads, "A rosy maid courtesied at the door, and offered to take the gentleman's baby."

A Gentleman on Horseback

A gentleman on horseback carrying a child. The caption reads, "A rosy maid courtesied at the door, and…

An illustration of a group of men and woman riding on horseback.

Group on Horseback

An illustration of a group of men and woman riding on horseback.

A group of falconers in the Middle Ages.

Hawking party

A group of falconers in the Middle Ages.

A adult male being chased by the headless horseman.

Headless Horseman

A adult male being chased by the headless horseman.

Two men riding horses on a path.

Horseback Riding

Two men riding horses on a path.

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before the invention of firearms. It is a thrusting weapon used on foot, but chiefly on horseback. In the middle Ages the lance was held in the highest repute by knights and men-at-arms who formed the main strength of European armies."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Bedouin Lance Heads

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before…

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before the invention of firearms. It is a thrusting weapon used on foot, but chiefly on horseback. In the middle Ages the lance was held in the highest repute by knights and men-at-arms who formed the main strength of European armies."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Bedouin Lance Heads

"The Lance is a weapon consisting of a long shaft with a sharp point, much used, particularly before…

A man traveling on horseback through the streets of town.

Man on Horse

A man traveling on horseback through the streets of town.

A man dressed in plate armor riding a horse.

Man on Horseback

A man dressed in plate armor riding a horse.

An illustration of a group of men riding on horses.

Men on Horseback

An illustration of a group of men riding on horses.

The Great Seal of the State of Minnesota. The seal depicts a farmer plowing as a Native American rides by horseback. Above, the state motto reads, 'L'etoile du nord' meaning "Star of the North."

Seal of Minnesota

The Great Seal of the State of Minnesota. The seal depicts a farmer plowing as a Native American rides…

The Parthenon is the best-known surviving building of Ancient Greece and is regarded as one of the world's greatest cultural monuments.

Parthenon

The Parthenon is the best-known surviving building of Ancient Greece and is regarded as one of the world's…

Sergeant Champe escaping by horseback and swimming.

Sergeant Champe

Sergeant Champe escaping by horseback and swimming.

Two heavily armored knights on horseback shaking hands.

Two Knights

Two heavily armored knights on horseback shaking hands.

An illustration of George Washington in horseback commanding the American army. He is lining up the army and getting them ready for battle.

George Washington and American Troops

An illustration of George Washington in horseback commanding the American army. He is lining up the…

An illustration of George Washington as Commander in Chief of the American army. He is riding a horse along with other members of the American army.

George Washington Riding with the American Army

An illustration of George Washington as Commander in Chief of the American army. He is riding a horse…