Wine, cheese, and the Eiffel Tower are probably the first three things that might come to mind upon mentioning France or “French”. Though these are common French trademarks, unbeknownst to many, the horse is a French adoration as well.
Texas was Mexico before it was Texas. Spanish settlers brought horses and cattle to Mexico some 400 years ago. In Spain, cattle were not allowed to roam free because space was limited. However, in the vastness of the New World, they were set free to graze and reproduce.