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Meet the OLogist: Sandra Olsen

Sandra Olsen, excavation, horse bone with cut marks, stone tools, team of scientists, thongsmoother, sacrificial pit, woman milking mare, boys riding horse: © Sandra Olsen Chauvet cave painting: © Jean Clottes horse pulling streetcar: © Library of Congress Pony Express stamp: ©; L. Cunliffe / AGE Fotostock world map showing Kazakstan: © AMNH artist reconstruction of Botai pithouse: © Mark Klingler computer model of Krasnyi Yar village: © Ashley Brickman The Horse exhibition: © AMNH / Denis Finnin

Find out from a zooarchaeologist how humans have tamed and bred horses.

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What Do You Know About Horses?

Test your equine knowledge in this quiz

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Horse Books

Are you fascinated with horses? Read more about them with these books.

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Beautiful Breeds

Explore amazing facts about some of the 200 breeds of horses living today.

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Horse Gaits Flipbooks: Walk, Trot, and Gallop!

Photos: Eadweard Muybridge

How do horses move? Find out with these flipbooks.

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Dress Up a Horse

Illustrations: Sean Murtha

Have fun with these paper cutouts of riders and horse gear from cultures around the world.

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Make Your Own Horse Stationery

Illustrations: Sean Murtha

Send a note to a friend with these horsey letterheads.

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