1693 The Chickasaw come into contact with the French.
Many of the Scots from Charleston marry Chickasaw women. 1694 The Sultan of Morocco attacks Ceuta and begins a 26-year siege; inhabitants of Ceuta want to remain part of Spain.
Spanish horses are shipped into Africa from Ceuta. 1695–1705 English slave-traders raid the Chatot villages; horses and mules would have been taken as well.
Creeks also attack the mission. 1697 Richard Minshull of Buckingham, England, has his bloodstock horses seized by the government because he is Catholic. 1698 Henry Curwen imports two Barb stallions from the court of Louis XIV, horses that had been presented to the French king by the king of Morocco.
Curwen sells one to John Parsons and keeps one, whose pedigree shows up in some modern Thoroughbreds.
He may also have imported an Arabian mare. 1699 Pierre le Moyne establishes the first French settlement in Mississippi at Biloxi, and Iberville is also founded.
The Choctaw become French allies, which they remain for 65 years. 88 Beverley Davis, “Timeline of the Development of the Horse,” Sino-Platonic Papers No. 177 (August, 2007) King William III’s studmaster goes to Morocco and returns to England with five mares and nine stallions.
Moonah Barb’s dam, one of the founding dams of the Thoroughbred, is in this group. 1700 The Comanche (who called themselves Nemene—the People) separate from the Eastern Shoshoni and move south out of Wyoming.
They remain trading partners with the Shoshoni.
Sending slaves and Spanish horses northward. The Chickasaw are living in the area around Tombigbee River, Mississippi. Until 1711, John Lawson explores the coast of North Carolina and reports that the Indians (Tuscarora) feed maize to their horses and use them to pack game home, but do not ride them. A painting of Cortez’s arrival is made, showing the different horses introduced into the New World.
Clearly visible are bays, pintos, and leopard appaloosas.
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