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Episode Guide

  • Horses - The Undefeated (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    The Undefeated

    Horses continue to fascinate men, who use the animals as pets and as sources of beauty, sport, strength and income.

  • Horses - Power & Plenty (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Power & Plenty

    The Industrial Revolution and the invention of steam power changes the horse's role in industry and agriculture.

  • Horses - Full Circle (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Full Circle

    Christopher Columbus returns the horse, much-changed through evolution from its tiny forebear, to North America.

  • Horses - Conquest & Triumph (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Conquest & Triumph

    Historians examine the two-thousand-year partnership between horse and horseman in the world's civilized empires.

  • Horses - Almost a God (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Almost a God

    The partnership of man and horse determines the fate of early civilization by its effects upon battles, exploration and travel.

  • Horses - Out of the Swamp (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Out of the Swamp

    The horse evolves, from a dog-sized creature in the Americas, to a larger creature later domesticated by man.