Study solves mystery of horse domestication

Horses pulling a carriage in Progovo, Kiev, Ukraine. Google image.

New research indicates that domestic horses originated in the steppes of modern-day Ukraine, southwest Russia and west Kazakhstan, mixing with local wild stocks as they spread throughout Europe and Asia. The research was published May 7, 2012, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). For several decades scientists puzzled over the origin… Continue reading Study solves mystery of horse domestication