In New York, famous horse-tamer John S. Rarey demonstrates his skills to packed Broadway crowds

At Niblo's Gardens, a Broadway theater in New York City, the famous horse tamer John Solomon Rarey gave the fourth in a series of demonstrations on how to control and calm an unruly horse to a sell-out crowd.  Originally from Ohio, the thirty-four year Rarey had gained fame for his "Rarey Technique" when in demonstrated it for Queen Victoria in 1858. The first "Horse Whisperer" became a very famous and wealthy man. He died in 1866.  (By John Osborne)  
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"The Horse-Tamer; Mr. Rarey's Fourth Exhibition at Niblo's," New York Times, January 14, 1861.
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