There has long been a commonly accepted term that dogs are man’s best friend. However, if we look at it in a historical context, there is no question that the horse is man’s best friend. No other animal has affected the human race as much as the horse. No matter the culture, whenever horses were present, they were used b humans to complete a number of tasks.
Not only have horses been drawn to humans for their tendency to provide for them, they have also given people large advantages not only over other people, but the environment as well. Horses are without a doubt the most important animal to the advancement of the human race, which is impressive considering how they were once all wild.
The relationship today
Today, horses still give us a number of advantages over our environment and are used for a number of purposes, but it is not as prevalent as it once was. However, there is no debate that without horses, we would not be the society that we are today. Because of our evolution together, horses will likely always be a crucial part of what makes us human. And as the years pass and technology evolves, horses will always be part of what got us here.
Entertainment, labor, and companionship, horses fulfill all of these requirements, making them man’s best friend and crucial to human existence. Never should we forget what horses have done for us and it is our responsibility to protect them.