Day: December 17, 2014

Study sheds light on how humans tamed horses

SOURCE:  thelocal.dk Kerry Sheridan/AFP  Photo: FireLizard5/Flickr The University of Copenhagen’s Centre for GeoGenetics is behind new research that shows that the domestication of horses goes back thousands of years. Humans tamed horses some 5,500 years ago, and an international study of ancient and modern horse genes Monday sheds […]

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Ray of hope for endangered Marwari horses

  SOURCE:  The Times of India AHMEDABAD: The ambling gait and valour in wars had made Marwari horses the most sought-after equine breed in many parts of India. And their inward-turning ears have fascinated horse-lovers for ages. But their numbers dwindled so dramatically — fewer than 5,000 pure Marwari […]

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