Where did domestic horses come from? Scientists solve a longstanding mystery

It’s the latest discovery in a longstanding quest for the animal’s origin.

A group of horses
Ludovic Orlando

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The histories of humans and horses are deeply intertwined.

But researchers still don’t agree when or where the descendants of today’s horses were first domesticated.
Ludovic Orlando