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How Long Did George Washington Ride His Horse?

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As the main mode of transportation, horses had a very different place in society during George Washington's time. Instead of riding for a few hours at a time like today, Washington and other 18th century equestrians would have ridden all day long. Damara Gailliot, Mount Vernon's Livestock Handler, explains. #AskMountVernon Learn more about Washington the equestrian: https://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/farming/the-animals-on-george-washingtons-farm/horses/
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