The Buffalo Horse

The Buffalo Horse One good horse was usually considered worth twenty buffalo skins. What Was a Horse Worth? ( In the early 1800s, on Native trade routes, the going rates for horses were: 1 ordinary riding horse is worth 8 buffalo robes 1 fine racing horse is worth 10 guns 1 fine hunting horse = Options- several pack animals,  1 gun and 100 loads of ammunition,  3 pounds of tobacco,  15 eagle feathers, 10 weasel skins,  5 tipi poles,  1 buffalo-hide tipi cover,  1 skin shirt and leggings decorated with human hair and quills.  Hunting traits (Blackfoot): The buffalo horse, is a well-trained animal and is … Read more