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‘NATURE–Equus: Story of the Horse’ airs Jan. 16 and 23 on WCNY-TV

‘NATURE–Equus: Story of the Horse’ airs Jan. 16 and 23 on WCNY-TV

WCNY, Central New York’s community-owned flagship public broadcaster, presents “Nature–Equus: Story of the Horse” at 8 p.m. Jan. 16 and 23 on WCNY-TV.

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Viewers will join anthropologist Dr. Niobe Thompson and equine experts on a two-part adventure around the world and throughout time to discover the origins of the horse. In a stunning 3D reconstruction, see the earliest member of the horse family rise from a fossil bed and begin a transformation into the magnificent animal we know today.

Discover why horses have 360-degree vision and gallop on a single toe. Explore the science of speed with renowned racehorse trainers. Uncover the emotional intelligence of horses and their deep connection with humans. Encounter extraordinary horse breeds from Saudi Arabia to Kentucky to Siberia, and meet the horses of Sable Island that are truly returning to the wild ways of their ancestors. Filmed over 18 months across three continents, featuring drone and helicopter-mounted RED aerials, extensive Phantom slow-motion footage, and a live-recorded symphonic score.

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