The world of horses will come alive in this interactive exhibit. The visitor will get to interact with prehistoric horses, travel in the footsteps of early man, and try your hand at saddling a horse.
Follow the horse from its earliest fossil beginnings in North America to its expansion to Asia and Europe through its extinction in North America 12,000 years ago. Re-introduced to North America by the Spanish in the 16th Century horses had a profoundly shaped Native American lifeways. Today, horses are a major part of Idaho’s identity and are helping people in new ways.