How Horses Went From Food To Friends

Season 4 Episode 21 | 6m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Do our modern horses descend from just one domesticated population, or did it happen many times, in many places? Answering these questions has been tricky, as we’ve needed to bring together evidence from art, archaeology, and ancient DNA…Because, as it turns out, the history of humans and horses has been a pretty wild ride.

Aired: 02/16/22

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Welcome to Eons!

Preview: EONS

Welcome to Eons!

Join hosts Michelle Barboza-Ramirez, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. From the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era — the so-called “Age of Dinosaurs” -- right up to the end of the most recent Ice Age.

Explore Eons Now!