Evolution & Domestication

Domestication of the horse

How does the course work?

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about the domestication of the horse, including:

  • the principles and methods of domestication;
  • where and when horses were domesticated;
  • the origin of different breed types;
  • how domestic horses spread around the world; and
  • why some aspects of domestication still remain a mystery.

Course format



Dr Marie Dittmann