Resources For Educators: The Horse

Part of the Horse exhibition.

The Horse examines the powerful and continuing relationship between the horse and humans. The exhibition explores the origins of the horse family, extending back over more than 50 million years. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students. 

Educators Guide and Materials

More Resources for Educators

Use these resources to further explore themes presented in The Horse exhibition.

Compare Hoof and Tooth Fossils

More than 35 million years ago, horses thrived in wet forests. Take a close look at horse fossils to see what paleontologists can learn from studying an extinct animal’s bones and teeth.


Calculate Horsepower

Most car enthusiasts can tell you the horsepower of their favorite vehicle. But what does that measurement really mean? And what does it have to do with horses? Find out with this mathematical challenge.