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Horses in the New World

Christopher Columbus during his second voyage introduced Twenty horses, to the New World (he started with 34 stallions and mares when he left Spain). He unloaded then at the site to be the location of the future city of Santo Domingo (now in the Dominican Republic) on the island of Hispaniola.

Date:
      1493
Name(s):
      Christopher Columbus
Occupation:
      Explorter / Captain
Location:
      Island of Hispaniola.


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