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The Role of Horses

The Role of Horses

Horses were brought to the West by the Spanish — the utilization of horses changed the way of life for Native American people forever, as it allowed them to conquer their greatest enemy: distance.
Clip Length 04:51 Premiere: 5/8/17

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The West

About The West

A nine-part series chronicling the turbulent history of one of the most extraordinary landscapes on earth. Beginning when the land belonged only to Native Americans and ending in the 20th century, the film introduces unforgettable characters whose competing dreams transformed the land. It was a tragic, inspiring intersection where the best of us met the worst of us—and nothing was left unchanged.


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