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Domesticated nearly 6,000 years ago, HORSES changed the way mankind traveled, worked and committed warfare. Europeans used the horse in the exploration and conquest of the New World, their strays later becoming the feral mustangs of the Americas.

The only horse never to be domesticated is the extremely rare Przewalski's horse; There are only an estimated 300 of these horses left in the wild. "Under-Horse" project by Andrius Burba. Horse Knocks off Rider and Finishes Competition Alone. Brooklyn Supreme, worlds largest stallion (1934) "Equus" by Tim Flach. Swimming equine. Majestic Horse Photography. Horse Photography can be quite an art with the camera effects and lighting used to capture Horses, as seen in the motion blurred photograph of the horse running and the spotlight lit Horse.

Majestic Horse Photography

This collection of Horse photographs is more of a showcase of excellent Horse photographs, but with subtle camera techniques used to photograph them it can be inspirational for when photographing other subjects or animals! Please enjoy these photographs and visit the photographer’s behind the photo to find more great images that will inspire anybody! National Geographic – Photographing Horses: Thank you to all the photographers that allow their photographs to be freely shared! All Photographs shown here are © All Rights Reserved. "Wild in Colorado" by Ken Lee. The World's Tallest Horse? White Arabian. Horse photography by Dimitar Hristov. Beach Horse Race, Laytown, Ireland, 1993. La Cavalière masquée - Svetlana Petrova. Photographer: Svetlana Petrova.

La Cavalière masquée - Svetlana Petrova

The Indian horses bred to fight elephants. Princess Trails guide, Amar Singh, and Marwari horse, Ponam, in traditional dress.

The Indian horses bred to fight elephants

With their cutely curved ears they may appear purely decorative, but the Marwari warhorses were instrumental in shaping Indian history. Trained to fight enemies on sword-wielding elephants and bred to withstand the crippling desert heat, their efforts on the battlefield were inextricably linked to the rise and fall of their royal Rajput masters. Just as India's "Sons of Kings" in what is now Rajasthan were renowned for their bravery, loyalty and pride, so too were their beloved horses. Opinions differ over the origin of the Marwari with some claiming that it is an ancient breed. Others believe that the Rajput clans began breeding what would become known as the Marwari in the 12th century after being driven into the more desolate areas of Rajasthan by superior Afghan invaders conquering Northern India. Model at Udaipur's City Palace showing a Rajput and his Marwari horse in false elephant trunk. getting there.

Wild horse in the Biesbosch, Netherlands. ARRRRR ARRRRR ARRRRR. Tim Flach Horse Photography. Tim Flach was born in London in 1958 and studied fine art at Central St.

Tim Flach Horse Photography

Martin’s College of Art and Design. He emerged with a fascination for photography, which has since led to numerous commissions, awards, solo exhibitions, and a presence in permanent collections and publications around the world. He is best known for the originality that he brings to capturing animal behavior and characteristics. In this, he is often exploring the close relationship between humans and animals, in particular how humanity imposes and reveals its ideals when trying to understand and work with animals.

Equus by Tim Flach Equus. Born In The Saddle [Human Planet] Horse Photography. Foal & Dog Play Tag! Mare and Foal. Arabian horses. The Arabian horse is a breed of horse with a reputation for intelligence, spirit, and stamina.

Arabian horses

With a distinctive head shape and high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable horse breeds in the world. It is one of the oldest horse breeds, with archaeological evidence of horses that resemble modern Arabians dating back 4,500 years. Bucephalus (Alexander the Great's Horse) The taming of Bucephalus[edit] Alexander taming Bucephalus A statue by John Steell showing Alexander taming Bucephalus The Alexander Romance presents a mythic variant of Bucephalus's origin.

Bucephalus (Alexander the Great's Horse)

In this tale, the colt, whose heroic attributes surpassed even those of Pegasus, is bred and presented to Philip on his own estates. Endangered Horse Birth Breakthrough. Black Friesian. Spanish Jimeta Horsemanship. Tiniest horse is having a ball! Like the sky. Summer heat" by Kurt Arrigo. Lone Desert Horse. Sensational dancing horse. Przewalski's horse. Horse in the Rocky Mountains. 700,000-Year-Old Horse Yields Oldest DNA Ever Decoded.

The frozen remains of a horse more than half a million years old have reluctantly given up their genetic secrets, providing scientists with the oldest DNA ever sequenced.

700,000-Year-Old Horse Yields Oldest DNA Ever Decoded

The horse was discovered in 2003 in the ancient permafrost of Canada’s west-central Yukon Territory, not far from the Alaskan border. And although the animal was dated to between 560,000 and 780,000 years old, an international team of researchers was able to use a new combination of techniques to decipher its genetic code.

Among the team’s findings is that the genus Equus — which includes all horses, donkeys, and zebras — dates back more than 4 million years, twice as long ago as scientists had previously believed. “When we started the project, everyone — including us, to be honest — thought it was impossible,” said Dr.


  1. pdk117 Aug 28 2012
    I found you editorial fasinating. Great info that I am going to pass along to my sister who happens to be crazy about hoases more the I. Thanks