Even Wild Horses Need a Brand New Coat for Winter (4K)
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Even Wild Horses Need a Brand New Coat for Winter (4K)

[BIRDS CHIRPING] NARRATOR: With winter on its way, this horse has begun shedding dead hair and growing in a thicker coat. The horse’s pituitary gland recognizes the shift in daylight hours, and produces a hormone that triggers the increased hair growth. It’s an itchy process for the horse. Horses need to keep their coat well-groomed […]

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This Horse Was the Gold Standard for Roman Chariot Racers
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This Horse Was the Gold Standard for Roman Chariot Racers

[MUSIC PLAYING] NARRATOR: Horsepower– some of the best chariot horses were not native to Italy. They were across the Mediterranean Sea in Rome’s African territories. Evidence shows this was a rich breeding ground for race horses. CAROLYN WILLEKES: We know that, given the importance of the circus, the Roman circus, throughout the Roman Empire, thousands […]

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