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A packhorse or pack horse refers to a horse, mule, donkey, or pony used to carry goods on its back, usually in sidebags or panniers. [1]

62 relations: Americas, Anthracite, Backpacking (wilderness), Backpacking with animals, Bicentennial National Trail, Bolting (equine), Breaker boy, Breeching (tack), California, Camping, Canal, Cowboy, Cut bank, Domestication of the horse, Donkey, Galloway pony, Gradient, Guest ranch, Guide, Gully, Halter, Horse, Horses in the Middle Ages, Horses in warfare, Hunting, Japan, Kura (saddle), Lehigh Canal, Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company, Lehigh River, Marsden, West Yorkshire, Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway, Mnemonic, Mountain man, Mule, National Park Service, Native Americans in the United States, Neolithic, Old English, Old Spanish Trail (trade route), Outfitter, Pack animal, Pack Horse Library Project, Pack saddle, Packhorse bridge, Pannier, Pennines, Pony, Prospecting, Pub, ..., Samurai, Sankin-kōtai, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Stockman (Australia), Summit Hill, Pennsylvania, Surveying, Third World, Toll road, Trapping, United States Forest Service, United States Geological Survey, Wilderness area. Expand index (12 more) »


The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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Anthracite, often referred to as hard coal, is a hard, compact variety of coal that has a submetallic luster.

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Backpacking (wilderness)

Backpacking is the outdoor recreation of carrying gear on one's back, while hiking for more than a day.

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Backpacking with animals

Backpacking with animals is the use of pack animals, such as a horse, llama, goat, dog, or donkey to help carry the weight of a backpackers gear during an excursion.

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Bicentennial National Trail

The Bicentennial National Trail (BNT), originally known as the National Horse Trail, is one of the longest multi-use, non-motorised, self-reliant trails in the world, stretching 5,330 kilometres from Cooktown, Queensland, through New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory to Healesville, 60 km north-east of Melbourne, Victoria.

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Bolting (equine)

Bolting, when referring to equidae, generally refers to two equine behaviors, both undesirable.

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Breaker boy

A breaker boy was a coal-mining worker in the United StatesHindman, Hugh D. Child Labor: An American History. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2002.

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Breeching (tack)

Breeching ("britching") is a strap around the haunches of a draft, pack or riding animal.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Camping is an outdoor activity involving overnight stays away from home in a shelter, such as a tent.

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Canals, or navigations, are human-made channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles.

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A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.

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Cut bank

A cut bank, also known as a river cliff or river-cut cliff, is the outside bank of a water channel (stream), which is continually undergoing erosion.

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Domestication of the horse

A number of hypotheses exist on many of the key issues regarding the domestication of the horse.

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The donkey or ass (Equus africanus asinus) is a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae.

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Galloway pony

The Galloway pony is an extinct horse breed, once native to Scotland and northern England.

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In mathematics, the gradient is a multi-variable generalization of the derivative.

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Guest ranch

The guest ranch, also known as a dude ranch, is a type of ranch oriented towards visitors or tourism.

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A guide is a person who leads travelers or tourists through unknown or unfamiliar locations.

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A gully is a landform created by running water, eroding sharply into soil, typically on a hillside.

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A halter (US) or headcollar (UK) is headgear that is used to lead or tie up livestock and, occasionally, other animals; it fits behind the ears (behind the poll), and around the muzzle.

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The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''.

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Horses in the Middle Ages

Horses in the Middle Ages differed in size, build and breed from the modern horse, and were, on average, smaller.

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Horses in warfare

The first use of horses in warfare occurred over 5,000 years ago.

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Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping animals, or pursuing or tracking them with the intent of doing so.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Kura (saddle)

, is the generic name for the Japanese saddle.

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Lehigh Canal

The Lehigh Canal or the Lehigh Navigation Canal is a navigable canal, beginning at the mouth of Nesquehoning Creek on the Lehigh River in Eastern Pennsylvania.

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Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company

---> The Lehigh Coal & Navigation CompanyThe names "Lehigh Coal and Navigation" and 'Lehigh Coal & Navigation" occur in the legal and historical records of both eras.

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Lehigh River

The Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware River, is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Marsden, West Yorkshire

Marsden is a large village within the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees district, in West Yorkshire, England.

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Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway

The Mauch Chunk and Summit Railroad was a coal hauling railroad in the mountains of Pennsylvania that operated between 1828 and 1932.

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A mnemonic (the first "m" is silent) device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.

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Mountain man

A mountain man is an explorer who lives in the wilderness.

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A mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare).

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Old Spanish Trail (trade route)

The Old Spanish Trail (Viejo Sendero Español) is a historical trade route that connected the northern New Mexico settlements of (or near) Santa Fe, New Mexico with those of Los Angeles, California and southern California.

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An outfitter is a shop or person that sells specialized clothes (an outfit is a set of clothing).

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Pack animal

A pack animal or beast of burden is an individual or type of working animal used by humans as means of transporting materials by attaching them so their weight bears on the animal's back, in contrast to draft animals which pull loads but do not carry them.

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Pack Horse Library Project

The Pack Horse Library Project was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) program that delivered books to remote regions in the Appalachian Mountains between 1935 and 1943.

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Pack saddle

A pack saddle is any device designed to be secured on the back of a horse, mule, or other working animal so it can carry heavy loads such as luggage, firewood, small cannons or other weapons too heavy to be carried by humans.

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Packhorse bridge

A packhorse bridge is a bridge intended to carry packhorses (horses loaded with sidebags or panniers) across a river or stream.

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A pannier is a basket, bag, box, or similar container, carried in pairs either slung over the back of a beast of burden, or attached to the sides of a bicycle or motorcycle.

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The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.

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A pony is a small horse (Equus ferus caballus).

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Prospecting is the first stage of the geological analysis (second – exploration) of a territory.

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A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.

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was a policy of the Tokugawa shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Stockman (Australia)

In Australia a stockman (plural stockmen) is a person who looks after the livestock on a large property known as a station, which is owned by a grazier or a grazing company.

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Summit Hill, Pennsylvania

Summit Hill is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

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Third World

The term "Third World" arose during the Cold War to define countries that remained non-aligned with either NATO or the Communist Bloc.

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Toll road

A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.

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Animal trapping, or simply trapping, is the use of a device to remotely catch an animal.

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United States Forest Service

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass.

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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Wilderness area

A wilderness area is a region where the land is in a natural state; where impacts from human activities are minimal—that is, as a wilderness.

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