The First Horse Warriors

  • Fred Vigeant
Watch The First Horse Warriors on NOVA Wednesday, June 30 at 9pm on WITF. You can stream WITF TV live on our website and through the PBS Video app on Roku, Apple TV and iPhone and Android smartphones. The program is also available on-demand through the PBS Video app.


NOVA brings you stories from the frontlines of science and engineering, answering the big questions of today and tomorrow, from how our ancestors lived, to whether parallel universes exist, to how technology will transform our lives.

This week, horse warriors. Horse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization.

But when and how did people first master these animals?

Scientists use archaeology and genetics to uncover clues about the first horse riders and how they shaped the world.

Watch The First Horse Warriors on NOVA on WITF Wednesday June 30 at 9pm on WITF.

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