Why did Black Beauty's master send him to the neighbor's meadow?

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In Chapter 3, "My Breaking In," Black Beauty describes how his master decides to break him in after Squire Gordon comes to visit him and decides that he will take Black Beauty after the horse is broken in. After Black Beauty gets used to his bit, bridle, saddle, shoes, and other equipment, his master sends him to a neighbor's meadow that runs alongside the railroad. When the first train passes Black Beauty by, he remains "snorting with astonishment and fear" and runs to the other side of the meadow. However, after the train passes several times and Black Beauty realizes that he remains unharmed, he grows used to the train and is no longer afraid of it. He remarks that many horses are afraid of steam engines, but, thanks to his master's training, he is not at all fearful at railroad stations. 

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Black Beauty's master sends him to the neighbor's meadow in order to receive more training as part of his "breaking in" (the process in which a horse learns to be ridden and to follow commands). Here, Black Beauty learns to get accustomed to the sounds of passing trains and the noisy road. Although it scares him at first, it serves Black Beauty to be capable of handling the distractions and makes him better primed than other horses for a life outside of the country. 

Due to his attractive features and temperament, Black Beauty is eventually sold to Squire Gordon and taken to his new home at Birtwick Hall. It is here that he is named "Black Beauty" due to his gorgeous black coat. 

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