Fulfilling Manifest Destiny: The Horse & the American West


Horses were used  in multiple ways on the mining frontier.  These are transporting gold.

Horses were used in multiple ways on the mining frontier. These are transporting gold.

A detailed study of how the horse helped Americans fulfill the ideals of Manifest Destiny, and conquer the lands west of the Mississippi River. Horses played a key role in taming the American West by providing:

To book a lecture please contact the Institute at:

Equine Heritage Institute, Inc.
3024 Marion County Road
Weirsdale, Florida 32195
352-750-5500