Today I learned: Andromache the Scythian lived half her life before the invention of pants. The oldest known pair of pants is estimated to be about 3000 years old and was found in a burial site in the Tian Shan mountains.
Riding horses is, uh, less comfortable without pants. Let’s all give a round of applause to Andy’s thighs??
Archaeologists think the steppe peoples of central Eurasia adopted this invention from the mountain peoples and spread it to the peoples they encountered in their nomad-ing. This video frames the adoption of pants as an outcome of the military advantages of pants — cavalries are more effective when you can ride horses for longer with less pain.
I think it’s a much more fun hypothesis that humans, the most innovative of all the species known to have sex for pleasure as well as procreation, might have adopted pants at least in part because Andromache the Scythian showed so many people how fun pants are to take off of each other 😏
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My opinion on the Dani starwayn turnout “opinion”
As a equestrian for over 7+ years no horse should be only be ridden to exercise or the hot walker. Every barn I’ve ridden at gives horses the option to be turned out to graze, interact with other horses, play, etc
Hot walkers or being ridden doesn’t give them the opportunity to do what they want to do outside. It’s not enough for them.
Pastures give them the ability to graze and socialize with other horses.
They deserve to spend time outside in a pasture no matter what the weather.
Price tag has no say in if a horse deserves to be able to be a horse and go into a pasture!
If I ever own a horse or more than one no matter the price I’ll always let them have time to have space to be free in a pasture to graze, play and take a break!
No horse should be forced to spend 90% of its life in a stall, trailer, shows, etc they deserve to be exercised or given a pasture to spend time grazing, running, etc. it’s amazing to witness. It great to see a horse relax, roll, play and graze outside!
Horses deserve breaks outside to stretch their legs and keep fit!
It helps them behave better in shows because they get to relax on their own especially if they get breaks especially in a well kept field with other horses or by themselves!!!
I don’t care about the price of your horse I don’t care if they are a champion show horse or a pet. They need time to be outside. Yes injuries and illness occur but I’d rather a horse be able to experience the outdoors on its own terms. And if they get hurt? That’s ok! That’s going to happen. have the vet check them out.
I don’t understand why some people think keeping a horse locked up in a stall for their life is a great idea for their health. It’s not!
It doesn’t matter If your horse is a pet or a show, lesson horse.
They all deserve the right to a pasture when they need to stretch their legs.
If they need stall rest from a injury or illness Fine if they have issues with other horses give them there own spot in a pasture.
Don’t keep a horse in a stall all the time it detrimental for thier health!
Please do research and do what’s best for your horses!!
Any comments supporting dani’s opinion will be blocked and removed!