The ungulates of the frontier are able to be trained or domesticated, although it takes a skilled hand and dedicated effort. Otherwise, they behave as they always have, with regular migrations and unique group dynamics. Their similarities with the hoof-men are striking, but it is unclear which species is more ancient and how the hoof-men relate to their counterparts.

Ain’t so much ‘fraid of gettin’ tossed. ‘Fraid of them turning their danged heads too fast. But it’s true, they ain’t never get tired on the trail.
— Mountainman Seb Woodward