Perhaps another example of how things once were in the early automobile, late horse, era:
Slow ambulance -- "Broke Her Arm.
"Mrs. Frank Jameson of Ervay was kicked on the left arm by a horse Sunday and sustained a fractured bone, and she passed through this city Monday on her way to the Douglas hospital, where she will have the fracture reduced. She was accompanied by her son Lawrence.
From the Casper Star Tribunes history column. The date was September 1909.