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First Horse Warriors Preview

Preview: Season 46 Episode 9 | 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Horse riding played a key role in human expansion and civilization. But when and how did people first master these animals? Scientists use archeology and genetics to uncover clues about the first horse riders and how they shaped the world.

Aired: 05/15/19

Rating: NR

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