The Horse: From Arabia to Royal Ascot
- British Museum |
- 24 May – 30 September 2012
- Free to all.
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With objects ranging from ancient clay models to paintings by George Stubbs, celebrate the 5,000 year history of the domestic horse at this free exhibition.
The Horse: From Arabia to Royal Ascot follows two breeds through time – Arabians and Thoroughbreds – to explore the changing roles of horses in society, from warfare to the racecourse.
Free to all
Sat – Thurs, 10am – 5.30pm
Fri, 10.30am – 8.30pm
What the critics say
Indeed, anybody who loves horses should go to this show. Those who do not love them should go too, perhaps, for an insight into the mysterious, centuries-old bond between horse and human.