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Explore the fascinating evolutionary journey of the horse, from its tiny forest-dwelling ancestors to the modern steed. Encounter scientists who are unlocking the genetic basis of horsepower and decoding their emotional intelligence.

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Not so long ago all horses were wild.

The discovery of this remarkable beast changed our world forever.

But what are the origins of the animals we see today?

How did we harness their many talents, and are horses smarter than we think?

'Horses are eavesdropping on the human world all the time.'