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William D.Davis Inventor of the riding saddle
Transcript of William D.Davis Inventor of the riding saddle
William D. Davis was born on May 9,1853 in Herkimer County, New York. His family moved around until they settled in Kansas , where William met and married his future wife, Eva Trickey , with whom he had two chilldren with . William D. Davis received little education but it did not stop him from becoming agriculturists of Wyandotte County in Kansas.
Purpose of the invention
William invented his saddle while serving as a buffalo soldier, African American solders serving either in the 9th and 10th Calvary or 24th and 25th Infantry who manned the Western borders. Davis served under the leadership of General Pershing in the 10th Calvary division. When the troop ran after Creek Indians , they had to travel a long and grueling journey on hard trotting horses. The rides were rough so William had an idea of how to make these rides easier by modifying the saddle they were using.
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Impact of the Ridding Saddle
What would it be like without the riding saddle?
Without the riding saddle it would make riding horses difficult. If William Davis had never created this , it would be tough to sit on horses and it would be difficult to hold on to them.
The riding saddle has helped many people back then and still to this day. It helps riders sit comfortably and makes riding their horses way easier.