E5: Horse Trainer Johanna July
TRAINED HORSES FOR THE U.S. ARMY
Johanna July, our Historical Legend, was an unusual success a Black Indian woman who trained horses for the military.
Horse Trainer Near Eagle Pass and Rio Grande 1850-1930
Johanna July was a descendent of Black Seminoles who lived in northern Mexico near a small military colony at Nacimiento de Los Negros. The Mexican government offered land to black Seminoles to increase settlements and slow raiding comanches and bandits.