The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in France is a cave that contains what is
believed to be the world's oldest known representational art.
The images are
estimated to be between 27,000 and 32,000 years old. Hundreds of animal
paintings have been catalogued, depicting at least 13 different species,
including horses. The photograph of the Yakut horse (top) bears a striking
resemblance to the Stone Age horse (bottom).
Based on the
facial similarities of the two horses seen left, it would appear that the
descendants of the horse that existed 32,000 years ago are still to be found in
For years the Long Riders’ Guild has been attempting to determine if anyone
in Russia studied and documented the history of the Yakut horse. The search
for this elusive equestrian evidence has at last been found!