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CABI Book Chapter

Book cover for Evolution and domestication of horses.


Chapter Number/Name (Page no: 7)

Evolution and domestication of horses.

This chapter presents basic information on the evolution and domestication of horses highlighting the following: earliest ancestors of horses; role of climate and environment on the evolution of horses and archeological evidence for domestication of horses. Additional topics were also presented such as the relationship of modern domestic horses to the Przewalski horse and other wild horse populations and genomic data on horse evolution and domestication.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Kentucky, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781786392589
  • Record Number
  • 20203194483