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Nature: Equus – Story of the Horse

Premieres Wednesday, January 16, at 8pm on CET

The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself. Ever since the mysterious beginning of our extraordinary partnership, horses helped shape the human world. At the speed of a horse, our ancestors conquered distances and built empires. Together, humans and horses flourished side by side. What makes us so perfect for each other? Join anthropologist Dr. Niobe Thompson and equine experts on a two-part adventure around the world and throughout time to discover the origins of the horse.

Part One – Origins
​Wednesday, January 16, at 8pm on CET

Nature: Equus – Story of the Horse, Episode: OriginsExplore the fascinating evolutionary journey of the horse, from its tiny forest-dwelling ancestor called the Dawn Horse to the modern steed.  Encounter scientists unlocking the genetic basis of horsepower and decoding their emotional intelligence.

 

Part Two – Chasing the Wind
Wednesday, January 23, at 8pm on CET

Nature: Equus – Story of the Horse, Episode: Chasing the WindsDiscover how humans have partnered with the horse throughout the centuries, creating more than 400 breeds, from the Yakutian Horse to the Arab Horse, found all around the world.