Chinese records show that the Huangdon of Pangasinan traded with the Ryukyu Kingdom of Japan. These kingdoms traded torquoise shells, silver, and horses. So, in before the Spaniards came to the Philippines, there were already horses in our nation.
Scientific name: Equus caballus
Uses: Racing, transportation, and as tapa or cured meat in some provinces.
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