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.

Venue information

Opening times

Daily, 10am – 5.30pm (Fri until 8.30pm)

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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