"The Horse" at the American Museum of Natural History

Global Horse Culture Archive on May 31, 2008, 19:46

The AMNH in New York City has just opened an exhibit entitled "The Horse". It has received a lot of attention and is popular enough that special tickets are required to enter. I stopped in Friday morning to take a look for myself.

As it must be, this exhibit is very broad, touching on everything from prehistoric burials to therapeutic riding programs. The curators are both scientists - one specializing in analyzing dna in ancient mammals, the other studying prehistoric signs of domestication. But this is the Natural History museum, and their exhibits tend to lean heavily towards