I suspect that many religious restrictions, especially about foods, came about due to problems solved in the far past. Some were food problems and others, like your example with the horse, solved other problems.

Then, the solutions were incorporated into the religious doctrines as a training tool.

Great article.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store